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Tableau Server 2018.3

We recommend using the newest maintenance release of this version, 2018.3.29, which contains additional fixes.

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The download file for this version has been removed due to the security issues currently identified in CVE-2021-44228 and CVE-2021-45046. In order to address these security issues, you must update to the newest version of your desired Tableau product. For more information please see the Knowledge Article, Apache Log4j2 vulnerability (Log4shell)

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Release date

Mon, October 29, 2018

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Resolved Issues

Issue ID Description

When attempting to load a workbook, the following error would appear: "Unexpected Error: An unexpected error occurred. If you continue to receive this error please contact your Tableau Server Administrator. Session ID: ###### Maximum call stack size exceeded."


Amazon Athena data sources published with "Prompt User" were inaccessible and a "Missing credentials error: Either UID/PWD or AwsCredentialsProviderClass must be provided." error occurred when you tried to access them.


Some Japanese prefectures (三重 Mie, 京都 Kyoto, 和歌山 Wakayama, 埼玉 Saitama, 大分 Oita, 奈良 Nara, 富山 Toyama, 山口 Yamaguchi, 山梨 Yamanashi, 岐阜 Gifu, 岩手 Iwate, 新潟 Niigata, 熊本 Kumamoto, 神奈川 Kanagawa, 福井 Fukui, 秋田 Akita, 茨城 Ibaraki, 青森 Aomori, 香川 Kagawa, 高知 Kochi, 佐賀 Saga) were not recognized as geographic roles without the the suffix appended ( like "県” or "府”)


Maps using custom polygons were blank, distorted, or rendered as a single color box.


When you used a filter on a data source with a non-January fiscal year start, sometimes an "Unable to complete action Internal Error - An unexpected error occurred and the operation could not be completed" error occurred.


In some multi-node Tableau Server clusters, it was not possible to generate log snapshots via the UI.


When using Rest API 3.0 code to access user information, only old Site Role names were returned.


Date filters with "only relevant values" selected did not respond when viewing in Safari on iOS.


When you called the REST API method "Query Datasources", the field "createdAt" showed the same value as "updatedAt".


Workbook size was inconsistently reported between the Stats for Space Usage administrator view and the Workbooks content view.


In Tableau Server on Linux environments, Microsoft Azure SQL based published data sources failed to connect to the database when you published them with prompt user authentication.


When trying to change the Run As Service Account name in TSMUI with a netbios name that contains a period, an error occurs: "The username must be specified as 'domain\user' with the domain being in the short (NetBIOS) format."


When using the NOW() function with a live connection to Snowflake, Tableau followed the data source location time instead of the time configured on the data source server.

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