Server | Switch from Local Authentication to Active Directory (AD)

Goal
To understand and experience changing Tableau Server’s authentication from Local User authentication to Active Directory (AD) Authentication.

Exercise

  1. Backup and switch Tableau Server's authentication from Local User to Active Directory (AD). Follow the instructions found in the "Modifying Tableau Server Authentication Method" article.
    1. Create a backup of Tableau Server and move it to a safe location.
    2. Uninstall Tableau Server as described in the "Modifying Tableau Server Authentication Method" article.
    3. Install Tableau Server and use the Active Directory authentication type.
    4. Restore the backup taken previously (Be sure to use the --no-config option, as we do not want to restore previous configuration settings).
  2. Import Active Directory group UG_UST.

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