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Prompted to Enter Run As User Password Every Time Computer Running Tableau Server is Restarted


Published: 01 Dec 2015
Last Modified Date: 08 Jun 2017

Issue

When restarting the computer running Tableau Server, you are prompted to re-enter the Run As User password in Configure Tableau Server in order to start Tableau Server.

Environment

Tableau Server

Cause

If a user is not configured to log on as a service, Microsoft Windows or Domain policy may remove the password stored in the registry at Windows boot.
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