Tableau Server timeout error when integrated with Slack if proxy server is used

Published: 15 Apr 2022
Last Modified Date: 24 Jan 2023


When integrating Tableau with Slack, Tableau Server returns a connect timed out error if a proxy server is used.


  • Tableau Server 2021.3, 2021.4, 2022.1
  • Slack
  • proxy server



1. Make sure that the Windows environment variables already have http_proxy and https_proxy specified. For more information and instructions on specifying environment variables, see Configuring Proxies for Tableau Server
2. Add the Slack domains in this list to the allowlist. For more information, see Network settings in Slack’s document.


1. Make sure that proxy settings are configured correctly, per Configuring Proxies for Tableau Server
2. Follow the steps in Integrate Tableau with a Slack workspace to complete the integration. 
Did this article resolve the issue?