Unable to Edit Permissions When Tableau Server is set to German

Published: 15 Feb 2018
Last Modified Date: 05 Jan 2019


Unable to see or edit any permissions options at Workbook Level when a Tableau Server user language is set to German.


  • Tableau Server 10.4.0
  • Windows Server 2012


Option 1

As a Tableau Server Administrator, upgrade to Tableau Server 10.5.3, 10.0.17, 10.1.16, 10.2.12, 10.3.10, 10.4.6, or later versions. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server in Tableau Help. 

Option 2

Change language setting to English:
  • Open Tableau Server 
  • Go to the Users Tab 
  • Select user from the list and click on the name 
  • Go to Settings Tab 
  • In Language/Local set both to English and save the changes. 


This behavior is related to a known issue (ID: 727793) which has been fixed in a recent release of Tableau Server. 
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