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Error "No process is on other end of the pipe" Publishing workbook to Tableau Server


Published: 31 Jan 2019
Last Modified Date: 20 Jun 2019

Issue

When publishing a workbook that uses a Tableau Server data source, the following error occurs:

could not receive data from the server: No process is on other end of the pipe. (0x000000E9/233)

 

Environment

  • Tableau Desktop
  • Tableau Server
  • Published Data source

Resolution

Recreate the extract.  
  1. Download the workbook and open in Tableau Desktop.
  2. Edit the data source connection
  3. Remove the current data extract
  4. Recreate the data extract.
  5. Republish the extract.

Cause

The data connection was not established correctly between the extract file and the underlying data source.
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