Common How-To questions

Solutions to common how do I do this questions

How to install BI Connector using silent install?
If you need to automate the installation of BI Connector to a number of desktops or servers,  then you can install BI Connector in a silent install mode usi...
Mon, 14 Mar, 2016 at 10:23 PM
How to use SSO feature in BI Connector?
BI Connector's SSO integration module enables users to login to OBIEE from Tableau using their SSO username/password.   The note below shows you how ...
Sun, 3 Jun, 2018 at 12:18 AM
What OBIEE Permissions/roles/access is needed for BI connector to connect to OBIEE?
For BI Connector to connect to OBIEE, the following roles/access is needed: 1.  the OBIEE user need to have BI Author role which includes BI Consumer...
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018 at 11:39 AM
How do I use BI Connector to connect Tableau with OBIEE 10g?
By default BI Connector supports OBIEE WSDL v6. If OBIEE 10g is used to connect with Tableau, then compatibility for OBIEE WSDL v5 must be enabled. To...
Sun, 3 Jun, 2018 at 12:24 AM
How to transfer license key from one user/machine to the another?
If you need to transfer your license key from user machine to another user machine, kindly follow the below steps. Note down the details of your lice...
Sun, 3 Jun, 2018 at 12:44 AM
How to enable query logging?
Open “ODBC Administrator” and click on “Configure” button of the DSN created for connecting Tableau with OBIEE.  Click on Advanced Settings Icon to open...
Sun, 3 Jun, 2018 at 12:53 AM
How do I answer for prompts of MicroStrategy Reports using BI Connector Web Data Connector
Apart from filters in Tableau, users can also use prompt answering option in MicroStrategy using BI Connector Web Data Connector.  Following are the dif...
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017 at 2:39 AM
How to find the version number of BI Connector
Launch ODBC Data Sources (64-bit) Click on Add Select BI Connector Driver and click Finish BI Connector UI will be launched.  Check the version number.
Sun, 3 Jun, 2018 at 12:56 AM
How to use Filter option in BI Connector?
BI Connector's Filter option from version 3.0 to 3.3 helps in quicker search and faster access minimizing the waiting time for loading OBIEE SubjectAre...
Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 at 1:07 AM
How to use Preload Metadata option in BI Connector?
BI Connector's Preload Metadata feature from version 3.0 to 3.3 helps to minimize the waiting time for loading OBIEE SubjectArea / Reports in both Tabl...
Wed, 6 Jun, 2018 at 1:07 AM