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Error "Session Ended By Server" Changing Filter Values in Published Workbook


Published: 13 Apr 2016
Last Modified Date: 10 Oct 2016

Issue

When changing filter values in a published workbook, the following error might occur:

Session Ended By Server
An unexpected error occurred. If you continue to receive this error please contact your Tableau Server Administrator.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Excel

Resolution

Increase the memory allocated to Tableau Server.

Cause

The Watchdog process terminated the query before it was complete. The Watchdog process exists to prevent Tableau Server from unintentionally shutting down a computer when resource usage gets too high.
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