Upgrade Tableau Server Overview
The topics in this section help you upgrade Tableau Server. The topics describe planning, testing, and actually upgrading your existing server installation. We include information about best practices, as well as steps for upgrading a single node server and a multi-node installation. Where possible, we call out possible pitfalls and help you to avoid these.
Important: If you are upgrading from Tableau Server on Windows version 2018.1 or earlier to Tableau Server on Windows version 2018.2 or later, read Upgrade from Tableau Server 2018.1 or earlier to Tableau Server with TSM for details on how to upgrade to Tableau Server with TSM. Upgrading from Tableau Server on Windows version 2018.1 or earlier requires special steps.
See Comparing Functionality of tabadmin and TSM for details about differences between older versions of Tableau Server and version 2018.2.