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How to sync a LookML Dashboards with a UDD Dashboards using the API

  • 7 July 2021
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Last tested: Aug 26, 2019

You may find yourself in a situation where you want to make changes to a User Defined Dashboard, and have those changes be reflected in an existing LookML Dashboard. This is possible via the API:

  1. dashboard()
    1. Insert the UDD id and run
    2. Copy the Response Body
  2. update_dashboard()
    1. Insert the Response Body from step 1 with one modification:
    2. Insert the LookML Dashboard ID (the part after the :: in the LookML Dashboard url) into the lookml_link_id parameter and run
  3. dashboard()
    1. Insert the LookML Dashboard ID and run
    2. Copy the Response Body
  4. sync_lookml_dashboard()
    1. Paste the Response Body from step 3
    2. You should see the UDD ID in the response body, confirming the sync has been successful.


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