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1698562 - No SAP NetWeaver BW connection in Data Manager of Dashbord Design

Symptom

 In Data Manager of Dashboard Design, we do not see SAP NetWeaver BW connection.

Environment

Dashboard Design 4.0

Reproducing the Issue

  1.  Launch Dashboard Design
  2. Click on Data Menu
  3. Select Connections
  4. Click on Add

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Cause

License key entered in Dashboard Design is of Dashboard Design Personal Edition.

Resolution

  1. Dashboard Design Personal Edition does not offer SAP NetWeaver BW connection.
  2. We need to use the license key of Dashboard Design Departmental/Enterprise Edition.
  3. Steps to enter license key of Dashboard Design Departmental/Enterprise Edition:
    1. Launch Dashboard Design
    2. Click on Help Menu
    3. Select License Manager
    4. Enter license key of Dashboard Design Departmental/Enterprise Edition
    5. Click on OK

Keywords

KBA , BI-RA-XL , Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards software 4.0