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To access  Trifacta® Self-Managed Enterprise Edition, desktop users must use Google Chrome. For more information on the minimum supported version, see Desktop Requirements.

Configure for WebAssembly

Use of the WebAssembly client is supported in all versions of Google Chrome supported by the platform.

Tip: WebAssembly is the default web client used by the platform. No additional desktop configuration is required.

 Some limitations may apply. For more information, see Desktop Requirements.

Configure Desktops for PNaCl

Trifacta Photon, the in-browser engine for the Trifacta platform, can utilize the Portable Native Client (PNaCl) plugin. This plugin must be enabled and updated to a sufficient version in each desktop instance of Google Chrome.

Use of PNaCl is deprecated in Google Chrome. It is likely to be removed from use in a future release of the Trifacta platform. You should switch to using the WebAssembly client.

Please complete the following steps to enable and configure PNaCl in your desktop browser.

Step 1 - Verify PNaCl Component Installation

This section provides information on how to enable the following plugins and to update if needed.

  • PNaCl Version:  0.50.x.y or later


  1. Open the Google Chrome browser on your desktop.
  2. Navigate to the following URL:

  3. Verify that Portable Native Client (PNaCl) is enabled:

    Figure: PNaCl component is enabled.

Step 2 - Verify and Update PNaCl Version

  1. Navigate to the following URL:

  2. Locate an entry for pnacl, similar to the following:

    Figure: PNaCl component in Google Chrome

  3. If the version number is less than the required version or shows, click Check for update.
  4. Wait for the update to complete. A non-zero version number should appear.
  5. Restart Google Chrome.

Step 3 - Disable Unneeded PNaCl Features

  1. Navigate to the following URL:

  2. Verify that all of the following flags are disabled:

    Native Client GDB-based debuggingEnabledisabled
    Force PNaCl SubzeroEnabledisabled
    Restrictive Native Client GDB-based debugging by patternEnabledisabled
  3. If you made changes, restart Google Chrome.

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