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When Install Tableau Server Package "Error in PREIN scriptlet in rpm package" Occurs


Published: 12 Apr 2022
Last Modified Date: 12 Apr 2022

Issue

After running sudo yum install tableau-server-<version>.x86_64.rpm command to install Tableau Server package, the following error occurs.
 

/var/tmp/rpm-tmp/<tmp>: line 178: errcho: command not found
error: %pre(tableau-server-<version>[...]x86_64) scriptlet failed, exit status: 127
Error in PREIN scriptlet in rpm package tableau-server-<version>[...]
Verifying : tableau-server-<build number>-[...]

Failed:
tableau-server-<build number>.x86_64 0:<timestamp>

Environment

  • Tableau Server
  • Linux
  • Hostname of the Tableau Server computer includes an underscore (_) 

Resolution

Make sure that the hostname of the Tableau Server computer does not contain underscores (_). Then re-install Tableau Server package.

Cause

Hostnames that include underscores (_) are not supported by Tableau Server. Please see Before you install.
 
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