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SAML Authentication Fails After Upgrading to Version 9.0


Published: 24 Apr 2015
Last Modified Date: 31 Aug 2015

Issue

When logging into Tableau Server configured for Local Authentication and SAM, after recently upgrading to version 9.0, authentication fails. 

Environment

  • Tableau Server 9.0.0
  • Local Authentication
  • SAML

Cause

This behavior has been corrected in a more recent release of Tableau Server.

Additional Information

The behavior will occur if the username being passed from the identity provider (IdP) is in a username@domain format. Other username formats will likely not be affected. In addition, the behavior does not occur when Tableau is configured for Active Directory authentication.
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