Tableau Server Administration (TTDTAB005)

This fast paced hands-on course provides in-depth coverage of Tableau Server administration. The knowledge and skills acquired are best geared toward those who will be administering a Tableau Server installation, including managing content, users, and permissions.

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Learning Objectives

This skills-focused course is approximately 50% hands-on, combining expert lecture, real-world demonstrations and group discussions with machine-based practical labs and exercises. Our engaging instructors and mentors are highly experienced practitioners who bring years of current "on-the-job" experience into every classroom.

  • 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

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Tableau Server Overview
  • Tableau Product Line
  • End-User Abilities
  • 2 - Tableau Server Architecture
  • Component Functions
  • Server Diagrams
  • 3 - Single Server Installation
  • Technical Specifications
  • Tableau Server Installation Checklist
  • Configuration Options
  • Resolutions for Common Installation Issues
  • Installing Tableau Server Software
  • 4 - 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
  • 5 - 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
  • 6 - 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
  • 7 - Automating Server Tasks
  • Automating and Programming Server Tasks
  • Tabadmin
  • Tabcmd
  • Using the REST API
  • 8 - 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
  • 9 - Upgrading Tableau Server
  • Preparing to Upgrade
  • Upgrading Software on the Same Machine
  • Modifying the Authentication Method
  • Importing AD Groups
  • 10 - Log Files Administration
  • Overview of Log Files
  • Archiving Log Files
  • 11 - Data Security
  • Controlling What Users Can See
  • User Filters
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    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.

    Other Prerequisites

    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 Administration (TTDTAB005)

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