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Tableau Server Time Zone Does Not Match Windows Server Time Zone


Published: 14 May 2013
Last Modified Date: 08 Feb 2017

Issue

The Tableau Server time zone does not match the time zone of the computer running Tableau Server.

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

  1. On the computer running Tableau Server, open the Command Prompt as an administrator and run one of the following commands:
    • On a 32-bit computer, or with 64-bit Tableau Server installed: cd "C:\Program Files\Tableau\Tableau Server\[version]\bin"
    • On a 64-bit computer, with 32-bit Tableau Server installed: cd "C:\Program Files (x86)\Tableau\Tableau Server\[version]\bin"
  2. At the command prompt, run the following commands in order:
    • tabadmin stop 
    • tabadmin configure 
    • tabadmin start

Cause

After installation, Tableau Server does not automatically detect changes to the time zone or locale of the computer on which it is installed.
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