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Error "Could Not Generate DH Keypair" Running Tabadmin Warmup


Published: 23 Oct 2014
Last Modified Date: 02 Sep 2015

Issue

When running tabadmin warmup with SSL enabled, the following error might occur:

*** Could not generate DH keypair 

Environment

  • Tableau Server 8.2.1
  • SSL

Resolution

Disable support for the ciphersuite Ephemeral diffle-helman (EDH).
  1. Open a command prompt as administrator and navigate to the Tableau Server bin directory.
    • On a 32-bit computer, or with 64-bit Tableau Server installed: cd "C:\Program Files\Tableau\Tableau Server\[version]\bin"
    • On a 64-bit computer, with 32-bit Tableau Server installed: cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\Tableau\Tableau Server\[version]\bin"
  2. Then, run the following commands:
    tabadmin set ssl.ciphersuite HIGH:MEDIUM:!aNULL:!MD5:!kEDH 
    tabadmin config 
    tabadmin restart

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue that is currently under investigation.
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