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When connecting to Microsoft SQL Server, the Following Error Appears: "TCP Provider: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host."


Published: 15 Jun 2017
Last Modified Date: 03 Jan 2020

Issue

When connecting to a Microsoft SQL Server, the following error occurs: 

"TCP Provider: An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host.

[Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0]Client unable to establish connection"

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Windows 7
  • MS SQL Server
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