Users Are Not Being Prompted To Activate Via A Server When Lblm Is Set To Required On The Command Line

Published: 29 Jan 2021
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022


When configuring LBLM settings for Tableau Desktop via the command line, users are not being prompted to activate via Tableau Server or Tableau Cloud.


  • Tableau Desktop 2020.4 and higher
  • Windows 10
  • LBLM


Check and make sure the LBLM option/value is specified in lower case.
When setting an LBLM value from the command line, the value must not contain any upper case letters. 


Property Values are case-sensitive, as are Property Settings
For example, when specifying LBLM=required, the value selection for LBLM cannot contain any upper case letters such as LBLM=Required.
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