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Unable to Publish from Mac Using Certificate-Based Smart Card Authentication


Published: 01 Jul 2013
Last Modified Date: 27 May 2016

Issue

Unable to publish from Tableau Desktop for Mac to Tableau Server when using certificate-based smart card authentication.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop for Mac
  • Tableau Server
  • Certificate-based smart card authentication

Resolution

At this time, Tableau Server can be configured to use the following authentication methods:
  1. Local authentication
  2. Active Directory
  3. SAML (however, certificate-based SAML smartcard is not supported)
  4. Trusted Authentication
For more information, see Authentication in Tableau Help.

Cause

The ability to use certificate-based smart card authentication on Tableau Desktop for Mac is not currently built into the product. 
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