obiExtractForSCM

Archive WebCatalog objects from an OBI environment to save in SCM repository. This operation is available since 5.2.0.2.

Environment/Instance Properties

Property Name

Property Code

Required

Description

OBIEE Server Port

FDOBIEE_SERVER_PORTYesThe managed server port number for OBIEE.(e.g. 9502 or 9704)
OBIEE Server HostFDOBIEE_SERVER_HOSTYesThe managed server host name for OBIEE.
OBIEE Server Use SSLFDOBIEE_SERVER_USE_SSLYesCheck if the connection to the managed server should be made using t3s. Otherwise, it will be made using t3. Defaults to false.
OBIEE Server UserFDOBIEE_USERYesThe user to log into OBIEE. Should have sufficient privileges to move and upload data.
OBIEE Server PasswordFDOBIEE_PASSWORDYesThe password for the user to login to OBIEE.
Oracle Middleware Home (MW_HOME)FD_ORACLE_MW_HOMEYesThe oracle middleware home (which has subfolders such as oracle_common, wlserver, coherence*, etc.) (e.g. /u01/oracle/products/fmw)

Project Properties

Property Name

Property Code

Required

Description

OBIEE WebCat Object PathFDOBIEE_OBJECT_PATHYes

The WebCatalog path to be recursively exported. Separate folders with a forward slash (/).

The value must be the same during the build and deploy, so after changing the value, please do not deploy any old builds.

You probably want to set it to "/shared" or "/system" if you are populating the web catalog.

Inputs

Input Name

Input Code

Required

Description

Export Folder

FDOBIEE_INP_EXPORT_FOLDER

No

Absolute or relative target folder path. Relative path will be assumed in FD_TEMP_DIR.

This operation will be used in conjunction with check out from SCM. Export folder would indicate local folder in check out copy of SCM repository where you are storing WebCatalog files.

Copy Object Permissions

FDOBIEE_INP_COPY_PERMISSIONSYesCopy object with current permissions. If false, parent folder permissions in deploy environment will be used.
Keep Timestamps

FDOBIEE_INP_PRESERVE_TIMESTAMPS

NoExport object with timestamp details.

Outputs

Output NameDescription


Artifacts

This operation doesn’t consume or produce any artifacts.

Endpoint Selection

This operation will select all available endpoints associated to the environment/instance.

Endpoint Execution

This operation will execute on any one of the selected endpoints and will be random in the determination of which one.

Special Considerations

See details in Automate check-in of development catalog items to SCM.