Unable to Use Tabcmd with Sub-Projects

Published: 17 Jan 2018
Last Modified Date: 19 Dec 2019


When using tabcmd, there is no option to specify a sub-project. When using the --project option with a sub-project name, an error may occur:

*** Unexpected response from the server: Not enough permissions
Sorry, the project you were looking for does not exist, or you do not have permission to see that project.



  • Tableau Server 10.5+
  • Tableau Online 10.5+
  • tabcmd


Using tabcmd, you can specify only a top-level project in a project hierarchy. The ability to use sub-projects with tabcmd was released in a recent version of Tableau Server. 
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