Establish Connectivity to Oracle Business Intelligence

This article describes how to connect to Oracle Business Intelligence in order to load data into Datasets and Reports in Metric Insights.

[Release 6.x]: 'Remote Data Collector' renamed to 'Remote Data Processor'

1. Create New Data Source

Access Admin > Collection & Storage > Data Sources

  1. [+ New Data Source]
  2. Choose "Oracle Business Intelligence" from the Other drop-down list
  3. [Next Step]

2. Provide the Required Parameters

  1. Input a descriptive phrase in Data Source Name
  2. Enter the host name of the OBIEE Server
  3. Provide Click through server, if needed
  4. Enter Username
  5. Input Plugin Password

Optionally, toggle on Enable On-Demand Element Creation 

3. Proceed with Advanced Configuration

Advanced Configuration settings can be set to default values unless Data Source requires more precise tuning. For more details on how to proceed, refer to Advanced Data Source Configuration.

[Test Connection] in the upper right corner