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Error: "Tableau Server initialization fails" When Installing Tableau Server on a XenServer Open Source Platform


Published: 02 Dec 2016
Last Modified Date: 13 Jun 2017

Issue

After attempting to install Tableau Server on a XenServer Open Source Platform, the following error message might occur: 
Tableau Server initialization fails during installation.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 10.0.x , 10.1.x
  • XenServer 6.5 pre-build 90233c

Resolution

Upgrade XenServer to Service Pack 1. For more information, please contact XenServer Support.

Cause

This issue is related to XenServer 6.5 build 90233c Defect that was resolved in later Citrix Hotfixes. 
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