The topics in this section help you upgrade an existing installation of Tableau Server
Note: Use Tableau Release Navigator to search for features in Tableau Desktop, Server and Prep or to see a full list of features when comparing your current version of Tableau to a later one.
Choose your upgrade path
Blue/green upgrades are a special type of upgrade approach that provides minimal downtime, but requires a knowledgeable IT team and resources to implement. These are not for every organisation, but for those who are equipped to handle them, they can be the right upgrade solution. For more information, see Using a Blue/Green approach for upgrading Tableau Server.
Upgrading in place
Important: Your Tableau Server on Linux upgrade steps depend on which version you are upgrading from. When you are ready to actually upgrade, be sure to follow the procedure that applies to your installation:
- Upgrading from Tableau Server on Linux version 2018.1 or later is more straightforward. If you are upgrading from version 2018.1.0 or later, follow the steps in Upgrading from 2018.1 and Later (Linux).
- Upgrading from Tableau Server on Linux version 10.5? See Upgrade Tableau Server on Linux from 10.5(Link opens in a new window) in the 2021.4 Server Help.
For instructions on how to determine your version of Tableau Server, see View Server Version.