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Unable to Automate or Schedule Tableau Prep Outputs


Published: 24 Apr 2018
Last Modified Date: 20 Aug 2018

Issue

Unable to automate or schedule generation of outputs (.hyper, .tde, etc) in Tableau Prep.

Environment

Tableau Prep 2018.1 - 2018.2.1
 

Resolution

Option 1:
Upgrade to Tableau Prep 2018.2.2 or a newer version. 
Follow the steps in Refresh output files from the command line

Option 2:
As a workaround in earlier versions of Tableau Prep, open the .tfl in Tableau Prep and run the flow in order to generate an output or update existing outputs.  

Cause

The ability to automate Tableau Prep outputs was added in version 2018.2.2. 
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