Common How-To questions

Solutions to common how do I do this questions

How to Mash-up/Blend two OBIEE Subject Areas
Say you have two subject areas:  Sample Sales Lite and Sample Target Lite.   Your goal is to compare Revenue from Sample Sales Lite against Target Revenu...
Mon, 3 Jul, 2017 at 9:27 AM
How to update License Activation Key in BI Connector
If your current License key expired and you purchased a new license or activating a new trial license key,  please find below the steps to activate the n...
Wed, 14 Sep, 2016 at 2:25 AM
How to extract and incrementally refresh OBIEE data using Tableau Desktop
In this tutorial,  you will learn the step-by-step approach for extracting OBIEE data using Tableau Desktop and then using incremental refresh to fetch the ...
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017 at 4:00 AM
How can I provide a group of Tableau users (e.g., C-level users) access to a broader set of OBIEE Subject Areas?
Let us say you would like to allow a group of Tableau users ( a privileged group – say ‘C’ level execs) the ability to connect to OBIEE and see a broader ...
Wed, 18 May, 2016 at 8:43 PM
How do I do an offline activation of BI Connector License
If you are having trouble activating your BI Connector (either Desktop or Server Edition) due to a network issue such as Proxy authentication/firewall, yo...
Tue, 23 Feb, 2016 at 12:10 PM
How to extract OBIEE data using Tableau Server
In this step-by-step tutorial, we will discuss how you can publish an extract to Tableau Server and configure it for daily automatic incremental refres...
Fri, 14 Oct, 2016 at 2:03 AM
Video Tutorial - Extract OBIEE data into Tableau Data Extract (.tde) file
If you want to minimize the performance hit on your OBIEE system, you can extract the OBIEE data into Tableau using BI Connector, save it as a Tableau ...
Tue, 20 Sep, 2016 at 10:59 PM
How to upgrade to a new version of BI Connector
BI Connector follows an agile development model.   Therefore, we make frequent releases of BI Connector loaded with new features, bug fixes etc.  Please...
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017 at 5:48 AM
How do I configure BI Connector in ODBC Data Source Administrator UI?
After you install BI Connector in your PC,  BI Connector will prompt if you would like to launch the ODBC Data Source Administrator UI. Click O...
Tue, 16 Aug, 2016 at 4:29 AM
What is the minimum hardware and software requirement for BI Connector?
Minimum Hardware Requirement for BI Connector Same as Tableau Desktop or Tableau Server Minimum Software Requirement for BI Connector Microso...
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015 at 12:49 PM