BusinessObjects Web Services


Business Objects Web Services provide a Java and .NET API accessed by rich clients in the user interaction tier, such as Live Office and Crystal Reports.

Web Services consists of software components that can be called remotely using the Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP).

Web Services functionality

BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Services includes functionality in the following areas:

  • Session

Authentication and user privilege management.

  • BI platform

Exposes advanced platform features such as scheduling, search, user and group administration, server administration, platform events, and calendars.

  • Report Engine

Displays SAP BO - Web Intelligence and Crystal Reports in HTML, PDF, Excel, and XML format.

  • Query

Builds ad-hoc queries based on the Business Objects universe semantic layer.

Business Objects web services uses standards such as XML, SOAP, AXIS 2.0 and WSDL.

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