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The Migration SDK assumes that you have a licensed Tableau Cloud environment that is properly licensed and configured before using the Migration SDK. To migrate smoothly, complete all the following tasks before you use the Migration SDK.
Create a Tableau Cloud Site.
The Migration SDK is compatible with both a licensed and trial Tableau Cloud Site. However, work with your account team to create a site that meets your user, content, and license type requirements.
Configure all required Tableau Cloud site settings.
For more information, see Customize the Site and Content Settings
Configure Tableau Cloud user authentication. By default, Tableau Cloud sends a Site Invite Notification email to all users when they’re added to a site. If you would like to disable that automated notification, disable the “Site Invite Notification” in Settings under the General tab. For more information, see Authentication.
Configure database connectivity.
Some Cloud-accessible databases require you to authorize access to cloud data published to Tableau Cloud.
If Tableau Bridge is required:
For more information on Tableau Bridge, see Plan Your Bridge Deployment
By default the Migration SDK migrates your groups exactly as they exist on Tableau Server. However it will not continue to sync your groups. If you want to create new groups during the migration, we recommend taking this step now, and opting to not migrate Groups using the Migration SDK.