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Error "An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host" When Using tabcmd


Published: 08 Dec 2014
Last Modified Date: 06 Nov 2015

Issue

When using tabcmd, the command might fail with the following error:

*** An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

  1. Replace the Tableau Server URL in the command with "https://localhost".
  2. Add the "--no-certcheck" parameter to the command.

Cause

There is communication or routing issue with the URL used in tabcmd command.

Additional Information

If using "localhost" is not an option, work with your IT team to investigate why the original URL does not work properly. In some scenarios adding "--no-certcheck" might help even with the original URL
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