SAP BusinessObjects Data Services Monitoring

SAP BO Data Services monitoring helps organizations analyze dataflow execution information (trace, monitor, and error logs) and get detailed information from job executions from different repositories for batch and real-time jobs.

Configure SAP BusinessObjects Data Services Monitoring in IT-Conductor

To configure SAP BO data services monitoring in IT-Conductor, follow the instructions below.

Account Requirements

When configuring the BusinessObjects Data Services IT-Conductor monitoring account, make sure the selected user is a member of the standard "Data Services Monitor Users" user group in addition to the "Everyone" group.

Add New BusinessObjects Data Service

1. Navigate to Dashboards → Administrator.

3. In the "Create BusinessObjects Data Services System" wizard, fill out all the necessary information. Once completed, che system.

4. A pop-up message will confirm that the SAP Data Service has been added successfully. Click OK to dismiss and proceed to configure the BODS account to be used for monitoring.


  • Specify the BO Server name in the CMS System field, and use <host name>:<port> notation with the port typically set to 6400.

  • Please take note of the account requirements when configuring the monitoring account.

6. A pop-up message will confirm that the BO Data Service account has been created successfully. Click OK to complete the process.

7. The newly added system will appear in the "BusinessObjects Data Services Systems" panel.

8. The BODS branch will show up under the BOBJ service grid in 5-15 minutes.

Note: Please be advised that the BODS systems are currently monitored as part of the BusinessObjects service tree. There is no standalone BODS service tree discovered.


IT-Conductor allows monitoring of the availability of several BODS components:

  • BO DS Server: Display availability from BO DS Server.

  • Batch jobs monitoring: View trace, monitor, and error logs for failed jobs.

  • Access Server and Client Interface: Monitor the RFC Connections' status, identify why remote connections might be broken, and get the status of the configured Access Server.

  • Repositories and Job Server: Monitor if the Job Server is enabled or disabled and get notifications about failed jobs.

  • RFC Servers: Monitor the connection status of the RFC Connections for batch jobs.

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