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Tableau Server on Linux Cannot be Installed in a Virtual Container


Published: 27 Nov 2017
Last Modified Date: 08 Sep 2018

Issue

Tableau Server on Linux cannot be installed in a virtual container.

Environment

  • Tableau Server on Linux
  • Docker

Resolution

Install Tableau Server on Linux on a physical or virtual machine running a supported Linux distro.

Cause

Installation of Tableau Server in virtual container environments such as Docker have not been tested and are not supported. Tableau Server on Linux will not function as expected if installed in these environments. 
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