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Increasing Tableau Server Backup Timeout


Published: 03 Jun 2019
Last Modified Date: 11 Aug 2020

Question

How to increase Tableau Server Backup timeout.

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • TSM environment

Answer

By default, configuring the Backup Timeout Flag is 600 seconds using the following command: backuprestore.startup.timeout_in_seconds

See a command example below: 
tsm configuration set -k "backuprestore.startup.timeout_in_seconds" -v (desired time)
tsm pending-changes apply

Additional Information

Tableau Server Backup job may fail due to certain task taking too long to complete and reaches timeout.



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