Tableau Server Essentials: Skills for Server Administrators!
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Tableau Server Essentials: Skills for Server Administrators!

A step-by-step guide to the administrative functions a good Tableau Server Administrator needs to know!
4.2 (1,108 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
15,975 students enrolled
Created by Jane Crofts
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Price: Free
This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What you'll learn
  • Explain the difference between Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server.
  • Understand the different role types available to Tableau Server users.

  • Add, edit and delete users on Tableau Server.

  • Assign, view and modify user permissions on Tableau Server.
  • Add, modify and delete projects and related permissions.
  • Access the monitoring functions within Tableau Server.
  • Know where to go for assistance with specific questions relating to Tableau Server.
Requirements
  • Students should have access to a Tableau Server deployment with Administrator privileges.
  • Students may also benefit from this course if they have Interactor privileges on a Tableau Server installation and are looking to understand the underlying functions of Tableau Server.
Description
  • Are you the lucky recipient of Tableau Server Administrator privileges?
  • Are you wanting to find a way to share your amazing Tableau Desktop workbooks?
  • Have you always wanted your very own Tableau Online cloud server?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, this course is for you!

This course will take you through the key skills you need to effectively administrate a Tableau Server installation. And hey, if you don't have a Tableau Server installation - this course will show you how to get one of those too!

As you already know, Tableau is a phenomenal suite of products - with Tableau Desktop being the icing on the cake. Take your skills to the next level and discover everything you need to know about Tableau Server to form a perfect complement to your Tableau Desktop training!

Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed for Tableau Server users and administrators who are not familiar with the features and functions of the product.
  • This course is not for advanced Server Administrators who have already mastered these core concepts and fundamental skill sets.
Course content
Expand all 13 lectures 52:35
+ Welcome and Introductions
2 lectures 03:20
Introduction
01:35

Get a quick overview of the resources you'll need to successfully complete this course.

Getting Started - What you'll need to complete this course
01:45
+ Overview of key functions within Tableau Server
2 lectures 04:01

Find out what Tableau Server does and why it is different to Tableau Desktop.

What is Tableau Server?
01:09

Overview of the following features:

  • Content
  • Users
  • Groups
  • Schedules
  • Tasks
  • Status
  • Settings
Key features and functions
02:52

This quiz tests students' understanding of material covered to date.

Quiz: The Basics
3 questions
+ Users, Roles and Groups
3 lectures 09:56

Learn the different role types available on Tableau Server.

Roles
03:49

Learn how to add, edit and delete users on Tableau Server.

Users
03:48

Learn how to create, delete and assign members to groups on Tableau Server.

Groups
02:19

This quiz tests students' understanding of material covered to date.

Quiz: Users, Roles and Groups
3 questions
+ Permissions
3 lectures 18:30

Learn how to view, edit and manage user permissions.

Permissions
14:18

Learn how to view, edit and manage project permissions.

How Permissions are Evaluated
04:12

Learn the hierarchy of permissions and how Tableau Server evaluates these.

Handy Reference: How Permissions are Evaluated
1 page

This quiz tests students' understanding of material covered to date.

Quiz: Permissions
3 questions
+ Monitoring and problem solving
2 lectures 15:39

Learn how to access and understand the monitoring features and functions within Tableau Server.

Tasks and Status Monitoring
11:47

Learn how to access free, fast and fabulous assistance with specific Tableau Server issues.

HELP!!!!!!!!!!!
03:52

This quiz tests students' understanding of material covered to date.

Quiz: Monitoring and problem solving
4 questions