Tableau Server | SSL Self Signed Certificate Install

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How to install a Self-Signed SSL Certificate for Tableau Server

REM =========================================================================================
REM == NOTE: The First Time you Restart Tableau the First Page may take 5 minutes to appear
REM == Wait the 5 minutes, there will be a BLANK web page as the page is initially loading after a RESTART
REM ==========================================================================================

REM SetUp the OpenSSL Config
SET OPENSSL_CONF=c:Program FilesTableauTableau Server10.1apacheconfopenssl.cnf
SET PATH=%PATH%;C:Program FilesTableauTableau Server10.1apachebin;
SET PATH=%PATH%;C:Program FilesTableauTableau Server10.1bin;

REM Generate a Private Key
openssl.exe genrsa -out tabby.demo.key 4096

REM Generate a Cert Signing Request
openssl.exe req -new -key tabby.demo.key -out tabby.demo.csr

REM Generate Self Signed Cert
openssl.exe x509 -in tabby.demo.csr -out tabby.demo.crt -req -signkey tabby.demo.key -days 365

REM Start/Stop Tableau
REM tabadmin stop
REM tabadmin start
REM services.msc
REM certmgr.msc



Kha Nguyen · June 27, 2018 at 6:40 pm

I just tried these steps with Tableau Server version 2018.1, and cannot get tableau service to start after adding the SSL files. Any chance you've had success with this on 2018.1?

Jim Freeman · June 27, 2018 at 6:40 pm

Thank you!

Rafael Schaffer · June 27, 2018 at 6:40 pm

Great video! Thank you very much!

AnonymusMoDz · June 27, 2018 at 6:40 pm

Good Job đŸ™‚

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