How do you add the authentication drop-down box to the BI Launch Pad login page in CA Business Intelligence (CABI) 4.x?

Document ID : KB000056607
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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Description:

How do you add the authentication drop-down box to the BI Launch Pad login page in CABI 4.x?

Solution:

1. Access the following directory on the CA Business Intelligence (CABI) 4.x server: Tomcat\webapps\BOE\WEBINF\config\custom

2. Create a new file using Notepad and save the file with the following name:

BIlaunchpad.properties

3. Add the following content to the file:

authentication.visible=true

4. Save and close the file.

5. Copy the same BIlaunchpad.properties file to the following directory:

SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\warfiles\webapps\BOE\WEB-INF\config\custom

6. Stop the CABI Tomcat service via the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)

7. Delete the following folder: Tomcat\work\Catalina\localhost\BOE

8. Open a command prompt with 'Run as Administrator' and navigate to:

SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\wdeploy

9. Run the following command:

wdeploy Tomcat7 -DAPP=BOE deploy

**Note - this will take some time**

10. Once the deploy is finished, restart the CABI Tomcat service via the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)

11. Wait a few minutes, clear web browser cache and attempt to access the BI LaunchPad.