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How to Configure Java net.properties Proxy Settings for Tableau Prep Builder


Published: 07 Dec 2023
Last Modified Date: 08 Dec 2023

Question

How to Configure Java net.properties Proxy Settings for Tableau Prep Builder?

Environment

  • Tableau Prep Builder
  • Windows

Answer

1. In your file directory, locate the version of Java that you’re using to run Tableau Prep Builder.

C:/Program Files/Tableau/Tableau Prep <Version>/Plugins/jre

2. In the Java locations directory, select the conf folder. If this directory doesn’t exist, then create one.

3. In the conf folder, locate the net.properties file, and open it in an editor. If this file doesn’t exist, then create one by the same name.

Note: If you don’t have write permissions on this file, use the system file settings to enable them.

4. Modify or create the following values:

http.proxyUser=<your proxy username>
http.proxyPassword=<your proxy password>

5. Restart Tableau Prep Builder, and try to connect through OAuth.
 
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