Error "Worker initialization failed" Updating Run As User Password

Published: 02 Mar 2016
Last Modified Date: 06 Apr 2017


When updating the Run As user password in the configuration utility, the following error might occur:

Worker initialization failed


Tableau Server 9.2


The Run As user does not have the appropriate permissions to the Tableau Server directories.

Additional Information

Note: This solution also applies if no Run As User has been designated and NT Authority/Network Service is configured as the Run As User. In this case, ensure that the NT Authority/Network Service has the permissions described in Required Run As User Account Settings
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