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Error "Communication with the Tableau Protocol Server process was lost" Connecting to Oracle


Published: 11 Apr 2014
Last Modified Date: 01 Sep 2015

Issue

When connecting to an Oracle database, the following error might occur:
 
The connection to the data source might have been lost. 
Communication with the Tableau Protocol Server process was lost. 
 
Unable to connect to the server. Check that the server is running and that you have access privileges to the requested database.

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Oracle
  • Oracle Client
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