ODBC Driver for SAP BusinessObjects BI

Build 21.0.7930

macOS DSN Configuration

This section shows how to set up ODBC connectivity and configure DSNs on macOS.

Minimum macOS Version

The CData ODBC Driver for SAP BusinessObjects BI driver requires macOS Sierra (10.12) or above.

Licensing the Driver

In a terminal, run the following commands to license the driver. To activate a trial, omit the <key> input.

cd "/Applications/CData ODBC Driver for SAP BusinessObjects BI/bin"
sudo ./install-license <key>

You'll be prompted for a name and password. These refer to your name and your machine's password.

Connecting to SAPBusinessObjectsBI

To connect to your SAP BusinessObjects BI instance, you must set the following connection properties:

  • Url: Set this to the SAP BusinessObjects BI rest API URL. After logging into Central Management Console, choose Applications from the combo box.

    After that double click on RESTful Web Service and you'll see the access URL. By default it is, http://{Server-Name}:6405/biprws.

  • User: Set this to the username of your instance.
  • Password: Set this to the password of your instance.

Uninstalling the Driver

The easiest way to uninstall the driver is to open a terminal and run the included uninstall.sh script, located in the installation directory. For example:

cd "/Applications/CData ODBC Driver for SAP BusinessObjects BI"
sudo ./uninstall.sh

Note: The script needs to be run from the installation directory.

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