Error "Connection Refused" When Logging In with Tabcmd
Published: 14 Aug 2014
Last Modified Date: 20 Oct 2017
IssueWhen using tabcmd to log in to Tableau Server from the computer running Tableau Server, the following error might occur:
Log in using http://localhost as the site address. Note: This option will not work if SSL is enabled.
Install tabcmd on a different computer and log in from there.
CauseThe public address cannot be used to log in with tabcmd from the local computer hosting Tableau Server, because a computer cannot establish a connection to itself using a public URL.