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Error "Error getting ZooKeeper state: Errno::ECONNREFUSED:Connection refused - Connection refused" in Tabadmin Log


Published: 06 Jul 2016
Last Modified Date: 15 Dec 2017

Issue

When starting Tableau Server, the process is unsuccessful and the following error might appear in the tabadmin log:

Error getting ZooKeeper state: Errno::ECONNREFUSED:Connection refused - Connection refused

Environment

  • Tableau Server 9.0 and later versions
  • Windows Server 

Resolution

  1. On the computer running Tableau Server, open Command Prompt.
  2. Navigate to the Tableau Server bin folder.
  3. Run the following commands:
    tabadmin cleanup --reset-coordination
    tabadmin config
    tabadmin restart

Cause

The Tableau Server coordination state is corrupt or invalid.
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