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Error "Valid license required for source server. Verify that the Server Management Add-on license is enabled and try again." When Using the Content Migration Tool


Published: 06 Jul 2020
Last Modified Date: 02 Nov 2020

Issue

When migrating using the Content Migration Tool, the following errors will occur: 

[ERR]: Valid license required for source server.  Verify that the Server Management Add-on license is enabled and try again.
[ERR]: Valid license required for destination server.  Verify that the Server Management Add-on license is enabled and try again.

Environment

  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Server
  • Content Migration Tool

Cause

The Content Migration Tool was not activated correctly before attempting the migration.
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