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Error: “Internet communication error: A redirect will change a non-secure to a secure connection” When Publishing a Workbook to Tableau Server


Published: 22 Dec 2016
Last Modified Date: 22 Dec 2016

Issue

When attempting to publish a workbook to Tableau Server, the following error might occur:
“Internet communication error: A redirect request will change a non-secure to a secure connection.

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Modify the Internet Properties settings on your machine to disable the warning dialog box when switching between non-secure and secure connections: 
  1. Click the Start button, and then select Control Panel Internet Options
  2. Click the Advanced tab, and scroll down to the bottom of the list of options.
  3. Clear the selection for “Warn if changing between secure and not secure mode”, and click OK.

Cause

This message displays because Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) may have been recently implemented on the server machine you are trying to publish a workbook to. SSL helps secure access to the application and the information passed between Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop.
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