Automatically Refresh Tableau Server Views in a Browser at Regular Intervals

Published: 23 Apr 2014
Last Modified Date: 03 Jan 2019


Unable to configure Tableau Server to automatically refresh views in a browser at regular intervals.


  • Tableau Server


The ability to automatically refresh a Tableau view displayed in a browser at regular intervals is not currently built into Tableau Server. 

Additional Information

Both the :refresh URL parameter and the refreshDataAsync () method clear any cache and retrieve the latest information from the data source. 

To voice your support for the inclusion of this enhancement in a future product release, add your vote to the following Community Idea: Auto refresh dashboard

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