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Tableau Server Administration (TTDTAB005)

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2 Days

12 CPD hours

About this course

This is an introductory-level course for Users new to Tableau who will be administering a Tableau Server installation, including managing content, users, and permissions.


This skills-focused course combines expert lecture, real-world demonstrations and group discussions with machine-based practical labs and exercises. Working in a hands-on learning environment led by our expert facilitator, students will learn how to: -User interactions with Tableau Server -Tableau Server components -Single-server installation -Content administration -Authorization and permissions -Users, groups, and sites -Data sources and extracts -Schedules, tasks, and subscriptions -Monitoring server status -Command-line utilities and REST API -Upgrading a single-server installation to a new version -Modifying the authentication method


Tableau Server Administration is a two-day course that provides new users with in-depth coverage of Tableau Server administration, providing you with hands-on experience administering a Tableau Server installation, including exploring managing content, users, and permissions. Throughout the course you'll explore User interactions with Tableau Server, Tableau Server components, and key steps for installation, configuration, administration and monitoring. You'll also work with command-line utilities and REST API, learn about upgrading a single-server installation to a new version, and modifying the authentication method. You'll exit the course ready to put these new admin, config and installation skills right to work right after the course ends.


This is an introductory-level course for Users new to Tableau who will be administering a Tableau Server installation, including managing content, users, and permissions.

Tableau Server Overview Tableau Product Line End-User Abilities Tableau Server Architecture Component Functions Server Diagrams Single Server Installation Technical Specifications Tableau Server Installation Checklist Configuration Options Resolutions for Common Installation Issues Installing Tableau Server Software User Experience Content Navigation, Searching, and Filtering Exploring Server Content Types and Objects Updating Account Settings Setting the Start Page Viewing Version Information Renaming a Project Adding a Workbook Description Authorization and Permissions Administrator Settings Authorization Overview Functional Security Model Site Roles Content Ownership and Permissions Permission Rules and Capabilities Permissions and the Default Project Creating Projects, Local Groups, and a Local User Importing Users and Adding Users to Groups Granting Permissions to Projects Creating a Project Leader Publishing and Changing Ownership of a Workbook Moving a Workbook Site Administration Data Sources, Extracts, Schedules, and Subscriptions Creating, Publishing, and Connecting to a Data Source Data Engine and File Store Creating and Publishing Extracts Backgrounder Schedules Subscriptions Enabling Subscriptions and Alerts Automating Server Tasks Automating and Programming Server Tasks Tabadmin; Tabcmd Using the REST API Monitoring Server Viewing Server Status Admin Alerts Viewing Email Alerts and Admin Views Enabling Access to the Repository Custom Admin Views Licensing Information Performance Recording Upgrading Tableau Server Preparing to Upgrade Upgrading Software on the Same Machine Modifying the Authentication Method Importing AD Groups Log Files Administration Overview of Log Files Archiving Log Files Data Security Controlling What Users Can See User Filters
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Tableau Server Administration (TTDTAB005) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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