Getting BI Web Services to work in WEBI Richclient through https

Recently I had a client who switched from http to https; and although it seemed like a simple transition in some places, it was tricky in others such as WEBI Richclient. With WEBI Richclient, we noticed that we could no longer publish or view our BI Web Services as the BI Web Services area was just hanging. One workaround would be to just give up and work through WEBI in BI Launchpad, however if the...

April 29th, 2014 by David Lai 

Hidden feature WSDL Generator

Recently with one of my client BI4 implementations I’ve been doing a lot of patch upgrades and external application installations (ie: explorer). Apparently it seems whenever some sort of upgrade is done on the server, some of the existing BI Web Services stop working. For example the definition from the BI service gives the following error when I open it up in Internet Explorer WSDLException:...

May 30th, 2012 by David Lai 

BI Web Services presentation from SAP Inside Track 2011 now available for download!

Thanks to everyone who attended my presentation on BI Web Services at SAP Inside Track Vancouver 2011! A replay of the presentation can be found at the following link => I’ve also attached the powerpoint presentation that you can download here  
October 3rd, 2011 by David Lai