How to Migrate Web Data Connectors From Bridge Legacy Schedules to Online Schedules Using Custom Bridge Pooling in Tableau Cloud

Published: 22 May 2023
Last Modified Date: 25 May 2023


How do I migrate web data connectors (WDCs) using legacy refresh schedules on Tableau Bridge to use Online schedules with custom Bridge pooling in Tableau Cloud?


  • Tableau Bridge
  • Web Data Connectors (WDCs)
  • Legacy Schedules


1. Configure your Tableau Bridge custom pool

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2. After configuring your Tableau Bridge custom pool and adding your client to the named pool, add your WDC to the private network allowlist
3. Navigate to the data source page, and select the Extract Refreshes tab.
4. Delete the existing Tableau Bridge Legacy schedule by selecting (...) > Delete.

Note: Before creating the new schedule, ensure that the Private Network option under Network Type is selected. You can verify this by navigating to the data source page > Connections tab > (...) next to the data source name > Edit Connection.

5. Select New Extract Refresh, and re-create the same scheduled time you had before for the legacy refresh schedule. Select Create.
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