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Error "Initialization failed error" during Tableau Server Reinstall


Published: 14 Feb 2017
Last Modified Date: 03 May 2017

Issue

Tableau Server re-installation is failing with "initialization failed error"
 

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Ensure that the Managed Service account has sufficient permissions on the computer running Tableau Server, and is not being restricted by a Group Policy Object. 
 

Cause

A Group Policy Object was restricting the privileges of the Managed Service Account.

 
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