Tableau Bridge Legacy Connection Leaves Sql Server Session Open And Extra Tabprotosrv.exe Processes Running When Connecting To Stored Procedure

Published: 01 Sep 2020
Last Modified Date: 02 Sep 2020


When Tableau Bridge attempts to refresh a MS SQL Server connection using a stored procedure, it leaves open SQL Server sessions and extra running tabprotosrv.exe processes. The connections remain open in SQL Server until forcibly/manually closed, and the extra tabprotosrv.exe processes must also be closed.


  • Tableau Online
  • Tableau Bridge (legacy schedule)
  • MS SQL Server
  • Stored procedure


This issue being investigated by Tableau development team.
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