To get to your data source, BIP offers two possibilities:
In the following sections, the Data Source types—JDBC, JNDI, OLAP Connections, and File—will be explained in detail.
Let's take the first example. To configure a Data Source to use JDBC, from the Administration page, choose JDBC Connection from the Data Sources types list, as shown in the following screenshot:
You can see the requested parameters for configuring a JDBC connection in the following screenshot: