Google Apps Login for your Tableau Server

Logins, UserIds, Passwords, and lots of them: the story of my life as a consultant. If your organization uses Google Apps for single sign-on, wouldn’t it be great to use this Google login to sign in to Tableau Server as well?

This post will show you how to enable OpenID on Tableau Server so you can login using via Google Single Sign-On (SSO).

For using OpenID, verify that your Tableau Server meets following specification:

  • Using local authentication (not Active Directory)
  • Tableau Server version 9.2 or higher

Step 1: Create a Google Developer Console project (more…)