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Search & Browse Does Not Restart


Published: 16 Jan 2016
Last Modified Date: 18 Oct 2016

Issue

When restarting Tableau Server, the Search & Browse process does not start and "Rebuild Search Index..." fails when run through the Server Status page.

Environment

Tableau Server 9.1.1

Resolution

  1. Open Command Prompt.
  2. Navigating to the Tableau Server '\bin\' folder.
  3. Run the following commands:
    tabadmin stop
    tabadmin reindex
    tabadmin start

Cause

A search index file is missing or corrupted.
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