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Error Unix Domain Socket: No such file or directory upon creating a flow


Published: 31 Aug 2022
Last Modified Date: 31 Aug 2022

Issue

When creating flow on Tableau Server, the following error happens while connecting to the data source.

An error has occurred while binding to unix domain socket:  No such file or directory

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Linux

Resolution

  1.  Shut down Tableau Server by running "tsm stop"
  2.  Reboot the Tableau Server hosted machine

Cause

Unix domain socket is not working properly when exchanging data between processes executing on the same host operating system. 
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