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Importing Web Data Connectors in TSM Versions of Tableau Server


Published: 07 Oct 2019
Last Modified Date: 11 Oct 2019

Question

How to use an equivalent of the tabadmin import_webdataconnector command in TSM versions of Tableau Server to import my WDC files.

Environment

  • Tableau Server 2018.1+
  • Windows Server 2012

Answer

The ability to import Web Data Connectors into Tableau Server has been deprecated. Instead, Web Data Connectors (WDC) must be hosted on a web server running locally on your computer, on a web server in your domain, or on a third-party web server.

Once the WDC has been hosted at a URL that is accessible to Tableau Server, that URL must be whitelisted following the documentation below: 
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