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Error "Send Failed Since Rewinding of the Data Stream Failed" Publishing Workbook


Published: 18 Nov 2014
Last Modified Date: 25 Apr 2016

Issue

When publishing a workbook, the following error might occur:

An error occurred when publishing the workbook.
Internet communication error: Send failed since rewinding of the data stream failed

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Tableau Desktop

Resolution

Replace "http" with "https" for the Server URL when connecting to Tableau Server from Tableau Desktop.

Cause

The Tableau Server is implementing SSL for added security and this security must be reflected in the URL. The SSL addition may have been added after the connection was created.
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