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Error "Not enough storage is available to process this command" Refreshing Extract


Published: 17 May 2013
Last Modified Date: 04 Sep 2015

Issue

When refreshing an extract, the following error might appear in the Background Tasks view:

Tableau Data Engine Error: 4: Not enough storage is available to process this command.

Environment

Tableau Server 7.0

Resolution

Option 1

Reduce the number of other applications running on the computer hosting Tableau Server to eliminate memory fragmentation.

Option 2

Follow the directions in Changing the Default TEMP Location for Creating Extracts to change the location of the default TEMP folder.

Cause

Not enough storage can indicate that there is not enough contiguous RAM or temporary space.
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