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Tableau Server 2018.2 Upgrade Fails Under Initialization Step 14 - Migrations


Published: 14 Aug 2018
Last Modified Date: 19 Sep 2018

Issue

Tableau Server 2018.2 upgrade fails under initialization step 14 - Migrations.

Environment

Tableau Server 2018.2.1

Resolution

Follow the steps below:

  1. Open the host computer's Date and Time settings and enable Adjust for daylight saving time automatically. 
  2. Ensure you have a complete and functional backup of Tableau Server. For information on how to take a backup, see Back up Tableau Server data
  3. Place your backup in a location not associated with Tableau Server on your computer.
  4. Remove Tableau Server by executing the tableau-server-obliterate script. For more information, see Running the tableau-server-obliterate script.
  5. Reinstall Tableau Server 2018.2

Cause

This behavior is related to a known issue with ID 769924, which is currently under investigation.
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