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Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher V1 connection properties

When you create an Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher V1 connection, you must configure the connection properties.
The following table describes the Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher V1 connection properties:
Connection Property
Description
Runtime Environment
Name of the runtime environment where you want to run the tasks.
BI Publisher URL
URL of the Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher application that you want to access.
Note: To validate the BI Publisher URL, type the following URL in the web browser:
<BI Publisher URL>/xmlpserver/services/ExternalReportWSSService?wsdl
If the URL opens a WSDL file, the BI Publisher URL is valid.
Authentication Type
Type of user authentication to connect to the Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher application.
You can select Basic Authentication type.
Username
User name of the Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher account.
Password
Password for the Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher account.
Report Directory
The directory path where the reports are stored in the Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher application.
You can read a report from the following folders:
  • - Shared Folders
  • - My Folders
To read a report from Shared Folders, exclude Shared Folders from the directory path.
For example, if the report is in Shared Folders/Samples/Sales, specify the report directory as follows:
/Samples/Sales
To read a report from My Folders, exclude My Folders from the directory path and include ~username as the first node in the directory path.
For example, if the report is in My Folders/Samples/Sales, and the username is weblogic, specify the report directory as follows:
/~weblogic/Samples/Sales
Default value of the report directory is /Custom.
Output Directory
The directory path where you want to download the .csv files on the Secure Agent machine.
Note: This field is applicable when you create an Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher connection to read data in the .csv data format.