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tabsvc Starts Up Automatically After Tableau Server is Stopped


Published: 14 Feb 2017
Last Modified Date: 03 May 2017

Issue

A couple minutes after stopping Tableau Server via tabadmin stop, the tabsvc service and some processes appear to be up again without any action taken.

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

Disable any script or monitoring tool that keeps track of the tabsvc service and restarts it when it detects that the service is down.

Cause

A third party monitoring software has noticed that tabsvc is stopped and is attempting to restart it.
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