Import Data Connection to an SAP Universe

You can create a connection that allows you to import an SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform universe (UNX).

Prerequisites

You are connecting to a supported version of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform. For information on supported versions, see System Requirements and Technical Prerequisites.

You have completed one of the following setup options:
  1. Performed setup using the SAP Analytics Cloud Agent Simple Deployment Kit. For more information, see SAP Analytics Cloud Agent Simple Deployment Kit.
  2. Performed a manual setup of the following required components:
    1. The cloud connector is installed. For more information, see Installing the SAPCP Cloud Connector.
    2. The SAP Analytics Cloud agent is installed. For more information, see Installing SAP Analytics Cloud Agent.
    3. The cloud connector is configured. For more information, see Configuring the SAPCP Cloud Connector.
    4. The SAP Analytics Cloud agent is configured in SAP Analytics Cloud. For more information, see Configuring SAP Analytics Cloud Agent.

Procedure

  1. Go to Start of the navigation path (Main Menu) Next navigation step  Connection Next navigation step Connections Next navigation step  (Add Connection)End of the navigation path.
    The Select a datasource dialog will appear.
  2. Expand Acquire Data and select SAP Universe.
  3. In the New SAP Universe Connection dialog, enter the following information:
    1. A name and a description for the connection.
    2. In the Connection Information section, select the Location of your cloud connector from the list.
    3. Enter a System, User Name, Password.
      For the System name, enter the Central Management Server name and port: cms_machinename(:cms_port). For example, my_cms.my_company:6400.
    4. Select the Authentication Type: Enterprise, LDAP, Windows AD, or SAP.
  4. Choose Create.
    The new connection is added to the list of connections on the Connections screen.
  5. If you want to create a model based on this connection, see Importing SAP Universe Data to a New or Existing Model.