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Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 12c - second Edition by Haroun Khan, Christian Screen, Adrian Ward

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Configuring a connection to the OBIEE Server

In order to use our newly installed software, we have to tell it how to connect to our OBIEE Server. This is done through a simple Data Source Name (DSN), created on the PC where you installed the client.

We will create a new DSN, even if you have one installed:

  1. Open the ODBC Data Source Administrator (64 bit). This can be done from a link in the Control Panel or by typing odbcad32.exe in a Windows Run (windows key + R) command line.

    This opens the Administrator tool window on the User tab.

  2. Select the System DSN tab:

    Configuring a connection to the OBIEE Server

  3. Click on Add....

    This will open the Create New Data Source dialog box:

  4. Select the Oracle ...

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