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Error "Configuration is invalid" Configuring Backgrounder Node Roles using TSM


Published: 12 Sep 2019
Last Modified Date: 18 Sep 2019

Issue

When configuring Backgrounder node roles in Tableau Server, the following error occurs: 
Configuration is invalid. To configure node roles for a node, you must have at least 1 Backgrounder process on the node

Environment

Tableau Server 2019.3

Resolution

Add at least one Backgrounder process on the node, apply pending changes, and restart Tableau Server. For more information, see Configure Nodes.

Cause

There must be a Backgrounder process present to configure a Backgrounder node role. 
 
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