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Tableau Prep Flow does not run from Windows task scheduler


Published: 20 Aug 2020
Last Modified Date: 15 Jun 2022

Issue

Tableau Prep flow does not run from the Windows task scheduler and the same command line works if running manually but not manually from the task scheduler.
 

Environment

  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • Access

Resolution

Change the windows task settings to run only when the user is logged on

Cause

There may be database authentication or shared folder permission that require the user to be logged in to allow access and run the flow successfully,
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