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Single Sign On with Tableau App for iPad


Published: 22 Jan 2014
Last Modified Date: 13 Jun 2016

Issue

How to use Single Sign On (SSO) with the Tableau Mobile App.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Mobile App
  • Active Directory authentication

Resolution

Option 1

Upgrade to Tableau Server 8.1 or a later version. For more information, see Upgrading Tableau Server.

Option 2

Configuring Tableau Server to use SAML will allow you to provide a single sign on experience and you will access the Tableau Server through one set of credentials.  

For further information about how SAML works and how to configure SAML in the Tableau Server please review the below link to our Online Product Help Guide: Quick Start: Single Sign-On with SAML
 

Cause

Tableau Server needs to be configured to use SAML. 
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