Establish Connectivity to OLAP

This article describes the process of creating a plug-in Data Source to connect to OLAP. This Data Source will allow data from existing OLAP objects to be used in building elements using Metric Insights tools.

1. Add a New Data Source

Access Admin > Collection & Storage > Data Sources

  1. [+ New Data Source]
  2. Select "OLAP/MDX" option in the Other dropdown menu
  3. [Next Step]

2. Provide Connection Parameters

  1. Data Source Name: Give the Data Source a descriptive name
  2. Auth Type: Select the authentication type
    • For "Password", use the OLAP account credentials
    • For "Identity Profile", select the existing Identity Profile in the Identity Profile field
  3. uri: Insert the OLAP server address
  4. Username: Provide credentials for the OLAP account
  5. Plugin Password: Insert the password to the OLAP account
  6. [Save]