Hi - was just trying to install the BI 10.2 sample cubes and have an error that I can't seem to figure out when I try to publish the samples...
I get this error: "The data source great_outdoors_warehouse does not have physical metadata associated with it. The data source needs to be refreshed."
According to the install guide, I need to change the values of the data source properties to "match your connection". I've tried everything (again I'm new to this so this might be a very stupid question).
Here is my connection parameters:
Content Manager Data Source: great_outdoors_warehouse
I am actually able to use the great_outdoors_warehouse samples in the report studio, etc... but when I even try to just manually get metadata from within the cube designer, I just get this error when I try to click on the sample databases: "InvalidConnectionString". I suspect there is something wrong underneath how I connect to the database from the non server programs like cube designer because again, when I am using the portal applications, there aren't issues getting into the sample databases.
My installation is on a single computer (windows 7) with Cognos BI 10.2 and MS SQL 2008 as the content database. Everything else works.
I am using anonymous login for now so don't have users defined... as this is my "sandbox" for testing.
Any comments or thoughts will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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4 replies Latest Post - 2013-02-06T07:25:23Z by SystemAdmin
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Re: New Cognos BI 10.2 user learning to install samples, need help2013-02-05T13:02:46Z in response to SystemAdminThe cube designer is used against Dynamic cubes and it has its own samples.
Re: New Cognos BI 10.2 user learning to install samples, need help2013-02-06T07:25:23Z in response to SystemAdminOk fixed it. IN case anyone ever has this issue, I had to enabled JDBC - but to do that, I had to follow this after installing JDBC on SQL, etc...