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Unable to Configure SSL Encryption with PFX File


Published: 21 Oct 2013
Last Modified Date: 05 Jun 2017

Issue

Unable to use a .pfx file with Tableau Server.

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Convert the .pfx file to a PEM-encoded certificate file. After a PEM file is obtained, it can be added to Tableau Server using the directions in Configure External SSL.

Cause

Tableau Server requires a PEM-encoded x509 certificate with the extension .crt file to activate SSL.
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