"Error Running Python Config Routine Error Code 2" when Installing Tableau Server

Published: 07 Apr 2022
Last Modified Date: 11 Apr 2022


On Windows machines, the following error may present at the end of the "Run Installer" step for Tableau Server 2021.4:

Error running Python config routine - Error code: 2


  • Tableau Server 2021.4

  • Windows Server


This message does not indicate a failure with the overall install and can be closed by pressing the available "Ok" button within the dialog box. The install will complete and the upgrade process can be continued as normal.


This is a known issue that is being addressed the development team.
The installation process is unable to find a specified log path, but the error is not indicative of an issue with the installation.

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