Command Failed in TSM CLI and TSM Web Interface Showed Unexpected Server Error

Published: 03 Oct 2019
Last Modified Date: 08 Jul 2022


During a Coordination Emsemble deployment, a tsm command failed in the TSM CLI and the TSM Web Interface showed Unexpected Server Error.

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  • Tableau Server 2018.3, 2019.1, 2019.2
  • A minimum of three nodes
  • Windows Server


1. Open Services Manager. Select Tableau Server Administration Controller and duble-click.

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2. Tableau Server Administration Controller Properties dialog opens. Notice that Startup type is Disabled.

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3. Change Startup type to Automatic. Then press Apply.

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4. Press Start and make sure Service status becomes Running. Press OK to close the dialog

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The Tableau Server Administration Controller (tabadmincontroller_0)service was disabled after the tsm command failed in the TSM CLI.

Additional Information

The issue was not observed on Linux
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