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Error "The integrity of the database could not be verified. You will not be able to successfully restore a database backup"


Published: 06 Jul 2016
Last Modified Date: 22 Jan 2020

Issue

Error below when running the tabadmin verify_database command, the following error might occur:  

*** Verify database integrity completed with errors.
===== The integrity of the database could not be verified.
      You will not be able to successfully restore a database backup until you resolve these issues.
      Please contact Tableau Support for assistance.

Environment

Tableau Server

Resolution

As a workaround, log in using the Run As user account, to the computer on which Tableau Server is installed and run the following command
  • The tsm maintenance backup command automatically verifies that a backup will restore correctly unless you use the --skip-verification parameter.
  • Use tabadmin verify_database for Tableau Server version 2018.1 or older versions.
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