Error "Cannot Connect to Tableau Server ... Internet communication error: Couldn't connect to server..." signing in to Tableau Server from Tableau Desktop
Published: 03 Mar 2017
Last Modified Date: 27 Jun 2018
IssueWhen attempting sign in to Tableau Server from Tableau Desktop an error may occur:
Cannot connect to Tableau Server. Please check the server name and port and try again.
Internet communication error: Couldn't connect to server
(<Tableau Server URL>)
ResolutionEnsure that the correct Tableau Server address has been entered under Tableau Server Sign In.
CauseIncorrect address used for Tableau Server.