Error "No License Found for 'Tableau Server'" After Offline Activation

Published: 16 Jun 2014
Last Modified Date: 08 Feb 2017


After following the offline activation steps for Tableau Server, the following error might occur:
No license found for 'Tableau Server'


  • Tableau Server
  • Offline environment


Verify that the Run As User account has been granted explicit permissions to the following directories:
  • C:\Program Files\Tableau
  • C:\ProgramData\Tableau
  • C:\ProgramData\FLEXnet
Note: If Tableau Server has been installed on a different drive, you will need to ensure that permissions have been granted to the correct directories on that drive.
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