This course provides in-depth coverage of the best practices for installing and administering Tableau Server. It will provide important information and practices on security, performance, governance, and scalability. The knowledge and skills acquired will position the student to fast track their way to creating a sound and extensible Tableau Platform.


Three days of live classroom or five days of virtual classroom instruction.

Below is a sample schedule of what your class time and lab hours would look like if your class starts at 10am. Class runs for 2½ hours each day, with a 1½ hour break before the live 2-hour lab. Please note the time zone for the course you are registering for.

Sample schedule for 10:00am class

Administration Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Class Time 10:00-12:30 10:00-12:30 10:00-12:30 10:00-12:30 10:00-12:30
Lab Hours 2:00-4:00 2:00-4:00 2:00-4:00 2:00-4:00 2:00-4:00


There are no prerequisites.

Course includes

Our Tableau Server Administration course includes extensive hands-on activities to reinforce the skills and knowledge attained.

At the end of this course, you will have explored the areas below and more:

  • The Tableau analytics platform
  • Planning a Tableau Server installation
  • Server installation
  • Command-line utilities
  • Content management and governance
  • Authorization and permissions
  • Data source management and governance
  • Desktop reporting
  • Security best practices
  • Server UI organization and navigation
  • Managing Users
  • Data extracts
  • Schedules, tasks, and subscriptions
  • Securing data sources
  • Automating administrative tasks
  • Monitoring server status, performance
  • Customizing the Server experience

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