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How to Reboot a Tableau Server Distributed Cluster


Published: 16 Oct 2017
Last Modified Date: 16 Oct 2017

Question

What is the proper order to reboot computers hosting a distributed Tableau Server cluster?

 

Environment

  • Tableau Server multi-node cluster

Answer

Follow these steps:

  1. The Tableau Server application should be shut down by running "tabadmin stop" from the Tableau Server \bin\ folder on the primary node.
  2. After the application shut down is complete, the Worker nodes should be rebooted, then given time to finish their boot sequence and load the Tableau Server worker software.
  3. Then the Primary node should be rebooted and allowed to load the Tableau Server primary software.
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