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Unable to Impersonate or Allow Server Administrators To View As Other Users


Published: 02 Nov 2016
Last Modified Date: 07 Nov 2019

Issue

Tableau Server and Online site admins and server admins are unable to preview what content is visible for a specific user will be able to see when logging in. Logging in as the user may not be an option due to authentication type (such as Active Directory) or security requirements.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Online

Cause

There is currently no feature that allows Tableau Server administrators to view Tableau Server as another user, or user level of permissions, in order to evaluate security.
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