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Command "Tsm initialize" Times out and Fails Installing Tableau Server on Linux on Network File Share (NFS)


Published: 19 Jan 2018
Last Modified Date: 30 Jul 2018

Issue

When installing Tableau Server on Linux on a Network File Share (NFS) mount, the "tsm initialize" command fails (times out).

Environment

  • Tableau Server for Linux
  • Network file share

Resolution

Install Tableau Server on local storage.

Cause

Files needed for Tableau Server cannot be locked correctly when located on a mounted NFS drive. 
 
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