Tableau Desktop unable to activate, then does not launch

Published: 28 Nov 2018
Last Modified Date: 18 Jan 2019


When activating Tableau Desktop, the following error may occur:

Not yet implemented

When Tableau  is closed, then re-opened, it does not launch. The following error may occur in the logs:

Request for '' failed


  • Tableau Desktop
  • Windows 7


Ensure the following domains are allowed by the proxy server and network firewall:

The domains listed listen on port 80 and can then automatically redirect to port 443:

To confirm if this is a proxy issue, run a Fiddler trace while attempting to launch Tableau Desktop

  1.  Ensure "Decrypt HTTPS traffic" is enabled from the HTTPS Tab>Tools>Options menu.


Tableau is unable to reach the licensing server to activate or update license information as a result of network environment settings (firewall/proxy/etc.).
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