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Unable To Sign In To Tableau Server From Tableau Desktop After Setting The Environment Variables For Proxy


Published: 16 Oct 2020
Last Modified Date: 19 Oct 2020

Issue

Sign in from Tableau Desktop to Tableau Server fails with the error when the proxy server domain is specified in environment variable.
"Cannot connect to Tableau Server. Please check the server name and port and try again".

Environment

  • Windows

Resolution

Check the proxy server setting and if * is used as shown below, remove it.

NO_PROXY = *.test.com 
change to:
NO_PROXY = .test.com 

 

Cause

NO_PROXY does not accept * as a wildcard attached to a domain suffix.
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