SAP BusinessObjects BI

Version 24.1.8910


SAP BusinessObjects BI


You can use the SAP BusinessObjects BI connector from the CData Sync application to capture data from SAP BusinessObjects BI and move it to any supported destination. To do so, you need to add the connector, authenticate to the connector, and complete your connection.

Establish a Connection

To allow Sync to use data from SAP BusinessObjects BI, you first must establish a connection to SAP BusinessObjects BI. Follow these steps to connect SAP BusinessObjects BI to your Sync account:

  1. Open the Connections page of the Sync dashboard.

  2. Click Add Connection to open the Select Connectors page.

  3. Click the Sources tab and locate the SAP BusinessObjects BI row.

  4. Click the Configure Connection icon at the end of that row. If you do not see the Configure Connection icon, you need to add the connector according to the instructions in Connections.

  5. Enter connection settings on the Settings tab:

    • Connection Name - Enter a connection name of your choice.

    • URL - Enter the URL for your SAP BusinessObjects BI rest API. To locate the URL:

      1. Log in to the Central Management Console.

      2. Select Applications from the combo box.

      3. Double-click RESTful Web Service and you should see the URL. By default, the URL is http:/ServerName:6405/biprws.

    • User - Enter the username that you use to authenticate to your SAP BusinessObjects BI instance.

    • Password - Enter the password that you use to authenticate to SAP BusinessObjects BI instance.

  6. Click Create & Test to create the connection.

  7. Define advanced connection settings on the Advanced tab. (In most cases, though, you should not need these settings.)

More Information

For more information about interactions between CData Sync and SAP BusinessObjects BI, see SAP BusinessObjects BI Connector for CData Sync.