OBIEE - (Invoke|Navigate) to an URL (Web Page|HTTP Request)

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When creating a “Navigate to a Web Page” or an “invoke an HTTP reqest” action, you need to give an URL.

Unfortunately, you can not use a relative URL (relative to the server), you need to use aliases to make them “relative”.

http://@[myAlias]/analytics/saw.dll?Go...

Example

With the Go URL:

_

Where:

Configuration

The Oracle BI EE installation contains a configuration file:

<Oracle Middleware Home>\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain\config\fmwconfig\biinstances\coreapplication\ActionFrameworkConfig.xml

After you modify the configuration file, you need to restart the Managed Server in Weblogic that is hosting your Oracle BI EE environment.

Aliases

<aliases>
	<location-alias>
		<alias>actionsrv</alias>
		<actual>localhost:7001</actual>
	</location-alias>
	<location-alias>
		<alias>biserver</alias>
		<actual>http://localhost:7001/analytics/saw.dll?WSDL</actual>
	</location-alias>
</aliases>

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