The articles in this section help you upgrade an existing installation of Tableau Server
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- Tableau Prep Builder in the browser allows you to prep your data from wherever you have access to a browser, bringing the data prep process into one integrated platform on the web. No need to manage individual desktops, IT admins can now upgrade the server to get everyone in the organization on the latest version.
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Note: If you are looking for documentation about upgrading to a version earlier than 2018.2.0, go to the main Tableau Help web site(Link opens in a new window) and use the Version dropdown to select the version you are upgrading to, then click the help for that version.
Looking for Tableau Server on Linux? See Upgrade Tableau Server on Linux(Link opens in a new window).
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Choose your upgrade path
Your upgrade steps depend on the version of Tableau Server on Windows you are upgrading from, the version you are upgrading to, and the install location of your existing version. Use the table below to find a link to the steps that apply to your upgrade situation.
Note: Special steps are required if you have a pre-TSM version installed in a non-default location and are upgrading to version 2019.4.0 through 2019.4.4 or 2020.1.0 through 2020.1.1.
|Current version||Upgrading to version||Install location||Upgrade procedure|
What version are you upgrading from?
If you aren't sure how to find your version, see Determine your Tableau Server version below.
If you do not know where Tableau Server is installed, see Determine your Tableau Server install location below.
Upgrade steps to use
|pre-TSM to TSM|
10.0 through 2018.1.x
2018.2.0 through 2019.3.x
|default location or non-default location||Upgrade from Tableau Server 2018.1.x or Earlier to 2019.3.x (Windows)(Link opens in a new window) (opens 2019.3 Server Help)|
2019.4.0 or later
|default location||Upgrade from Tableau Server 2018.1.x or Earlier (Windows)|
2019.4.0 through 2019.4.4
|non-default location||Upgrade from Tableau Server 2018.1.x or Earlier in a Non-Default Location (Windows)|
2019.4.5 or later
|default or non-default location||Upgrade from Tableau Server 2018.1.x or Earlier (Windows)|
|TSM to TSM|
2018.2.x or later
2018.2.x or later
|default or non-default location||Upgrading from 2018.2 and Later (Windows)|
Determine your Tableau Server version
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To see what version of Tableau Server you are running, sign in to Tableau Server and click the information icon ( or ) at the upper right of the Tableau Server window, then click About Tableau Server. Your server version is listed in the About Tableau Server dialog.
Determine your Tableau Server install location
Knowing where your current version of Tableau Server is installed is a key aspect of choosing the right upgrade path. By default Tableau Server versions 2018.1.x or earlier install to
C:Program FilesTableauTableau Server<version>. When you uninstall version 2018.1.x or earlier, a backup is automatically created and saved in the data directory. Non-default location installs of Tableau Server version 2018.1.x or earlier use the same location for both the install directory and the data directory. Locate the backup and you have identified both the data directory and the install directory.