Manually Defining Web Server Connection Settings
You must manually define web server connection settings if:
- The Administrator has not provided a configuration file
defining these connection settings. For details on the configuration
file, see Configuring a Default WebFOCUS Environment.
- You want to add a new WebFOCUS environment to the existing available environments.
Procedure: How to Manually Define Web Server Connection Settings
manually define web server connection settings for WebFOCUS Quick
On the Add-Ins tab in the Menu Commands group,
click WebFOCUS, and then click Create
The Web Server Connection dialog box opens, as shown in the
Web Server URL must not end with a slash mark (/).
In the Web Server URL field, type the URL for the server
on which WebFOCUS is installed. The URL includes the protocol (http:
or https:), the server name (for example, localhost), and the server
port number (for example, 8080).
Tip: When you enter a web server URL correctly,
the next time that you use WebFOCUS Quick Data, that server will
be displayed in the Web Server URL field, or it will be a selection
in the drop-down list.
To provide a custom alias, click Advanced.
The Advanced Connection Options dialog box opens, as shown in the
your WebFOCUS environment has been customized, you can configure
the following attributes in the Advanced Connection Options dialog
HTML Alias. Specifies the alias, defined
on the web server, for the ibi_html directory. If your WebFOCUS
environment does not use the default /ibi_apps/ibi_html alias, specify
the custom alias defined on the remote web server.
Client Path. Specifies how calls are made to the web
server. Your WebFOCUS environment uses the WebFOCUS Servlet with
the ibi_apps context path. As a result, the client path is set to
/ibi_apps/WFServlet.ibfs by default.
Note: The following
connections are supported:
In the Advanced Connection Options dialog box, click OK.
In the Web Server Connection dialog box, click Next to
establish a connection to the web server and to start creating reports.
Procedure: How to Activate Managed Reporting Authorization for Quick Data
In the IBI Portal Welcome Page Menu bar, click Administration,
and then click Administration Console.
In the left pane, expand the Configuration section, expand
Application Settings, and then click Quickdata.
The Application Settings - Quickdata panel opens, as shown
in the following image.
Type MR in the IBI_Quick_Data_Security parameter.
Keep the default value of NO for
the IBI_Quick_Data_Form_Only parameter.
Note: If you set the IBI_Quick_Data_Form_Only parameter
to Yes, users will be limited to creating reports from structured
ad hoc forms (SAFs), and will be unable to create reports directly
from InfoAssist queries.
Click Save to save your configuration settings.
Clear your application server cache to remove any old
configuration files from the memory cache, by clicking Clear
Cache in the Main menu, as shown in the following image.