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BusinessObjects Data Services

Configure BusinessObject Data Services for Monitoring

1. Navigate to Dashboards → Administrator.
2. In the Administrator dashboard, locate the "BusinessObjects Data Services Systems" panel. Click
to start adding a system for monitoring.
Figure 1: Adding a New BusinessObjects Data Services System
3. In the "Create BusinessObjects Data Services System" wizard, fill out all the necessary information. Once completed, click
to add the system.
Figure 2: Creating a New BusinessObjects Data Services 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.
Figure 4: SAP Data Service Created Successfully
5. Provide the account information in the wizard and click
to complete the configuration.
Figure 5: SAP User Account Information
  • 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.
Figure 6: SAP Account Confirmation
7. The newly added system will appear in the "BusinessObjects Data Services Systems" panel.
Figure 7: BODS Systems
Note: It may take a few minutes for the status to change to "In Progress." Refresh the panel if needed. If there are configuration issues, such as incorrect connection parameters or an invalid account, the status will remain "Ready". Troubleshoot by displaying the log. Click
for the new record, or click the object icon and select Log from the pop-up menu.
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.

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.