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2008-09-02

How-to connect to Essbase cube via asp.net and C# - A generic web based report runner



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  1. <%@ Page Language="C#" MasterPageFile="~/masters/m2.master" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="RunReportDemo.aspx.cs" Inherits="RunReportDemo" Title="Untitled Page" ValidateRequest="false" %>


  2. <asp:Content ID="Content1" ContentPlaceHolderID="m2hcph" Runat="Server">


  3. link href="css/global.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

  4. link href="css/RunReportDemo.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

  5. </asp:Content>



  6. <asp:Content ID="Content2" ContentPlaceHolderID="m2bcp" Runat="Server">


  7. div id="inputOutputFields">


  8. <div class="row" style="margin-left:30px">

  9. <asp:Label runat="server" ID="labError" style="margin-left:160px">This
    simple demo demonstrates the running of any report on a local
    essbase server and with locally installed Essbase Deployment Services. Please, remember to write "password"

  10. for the password text field without the quotes. You can use the example report scripts on the example Application Databases installed with Essbase 7.1.5 , do not use any other login credentials - e.g. for simplicity only the system account with password are used.

  11. </asp:Label>


  12. <div class="row" style="margin-left:160px">

  13. <a href="please here link to example scripts/test/essbase_scripts/"> click here to copy paste other script examples from the <strong>Demo Basic database</strong></a>

  14. </div>


  15. <div class="row">

  16. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp; </span> Essbase User Name :</span><span

  17. class="formw"> <asp:TextBox ID="txtEssbaseUserName" runat="server" MaxLength="30" Width="170px"

  18. ToolTip="Enter your domain name here "></asp:TextBox></span>

  19. </div>

  20. <div class="row">


  21. <div class="row">

  22. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp;</span>Essbase Password ( REMEMBER TO FILL IT IN WITH "password" ):</span><span

  23. class="formw"><asp:TextBox id="txtPassword" runat="server" TextMode="Password"

  24. MaxLength="30" ToolTip="Enter your password here" Width="169px"></asp:TextBox></span>

  25. </div>



  26. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp; </span> EDS server :</span><span

  27. class="formw"> <asp:TextBox ID="txtEDSServer" runat="server" MaxLength="30" Width="170px"

  28. ToolTip="Enter the PRS Server here "></asp:TextBox></span>

  29. </div>


  30. <div class="row">

  31. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp; </span> OLAP server :</span><span

  32. class="formw"> <asp:TextBox ID="txtOLAPServer" runat="server" MaxLength="30" Width="170px"

  33. ToolTip="Enter the PRS Server here "></asp:TextBox></span>

  34. </div>


  35. <div class="row">

  36. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp; </span> Servlet path :</span><span

  37. class="formw"> <asp:TextBox ID="txtServletPath" runat="server" MaxLength="70" Width="300px"

  38. ToolTip="Enter the PRS Server here "></asp:TextBox></span>

  39. </div>


  40. <div class="row">

  41. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp; </span> Essbase domain :</span><span

  42. class="formw"> <asp:TextBox ID="txtEssbaseDomain" runat="server" MaxLength="30" Width="170px"

  43. ToolTip="Enter the PRS Server here "></asp:TextBox></span>

  44. </div>



  45. <div class="row">

  46. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp; </span> Application</span><span

  47. class="formw"> <asp:TextBox ID="txtApplication" runat="server" MaxLength="30" Width="170px"

  48. ToolTip="Enter your domain name here "></asp:TextBox></span>

  49. </div>

  50. <div class="row">

  51. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp; </span> DataBase</span><span

  52. class="formw"> <asp:TextBox ID="txtDataBase" runat="server" MaxLength="30" Width="170px"

  53. ToolTip="Enter the PRS Server here "></asp:TextBox></span>

  54. </div>


  55. <div class="row">

  56. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp;</span>Cube View Name:</span><span

  57. class="formw"><asp:TextBox id="txtCubeViewName" runat="server" MaxLength="8000"

  58. ToolTip="Enter your Command here" Width="70px" Rows="1"></asp:TextBox></span>

  59. </div>



  60. <div class="row">

  61. <span class="label"><span class="asterix"> &nbsp;*&nbsp;</span> Report To Run :</span>

  62. <span><asp:TextBox id="txtReport" CssClass="txtInformer" runat="server" TextMode="MultiLine" MaxLength="8000"

  63. ToolTip="Enter your Command here" Width="700px" Rows="10"></asp:TextBox></span>

  64. </div>





  65. <div class="row">

  66. <span class="label"></span><span

  67. class="formw"><asp:Button ID="ButLogin" runat="server" OnClick="ClickRunReport"

  68. Text=" Login & Run " Width="100px" ToolTip = " Press the button or hit Enter to login to the POC System"/> </span>

  69. </div>




  70. <div class="row">

  71. <asp:TextBox runat="server" ID="txtInformer" MaxLength="25"

  72. TextMode="MultiLine" CssClass="txtInformer" Height="600px"

  73. ></asp:TextBox>

  74. </div>



  75. </div>

  76. <!-- eof inputOutputFields -->






















  77. </asp:Content>


  78. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// CODE BEHIND ..

  79. using System;

  80. using System.Collections;

  81. using System.Configuration;

  82. using System.Data;

  83. using System.Linq;

  84. using System.Web;

  85. using System.Web.Security;

  86. using System.Web.UI;

  87. using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;

  88. using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

  89. using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;

  90. using Hyperion.Objects.Essbase.Common;


  91. public partial class RunReportDemo : CustomBasePage

  92. {

  93. #region TemplateMethods

  94. //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    TEMPLATE METHODS START



  95. protected override void OnInit(EventArgs e)

  96. {

  97. base.OnInit(e);


  98. } //eof OnInit



  99. protected override void CreateChildControls()

  100. {

  101. base.CreateChildControls();

  102. CreateDynamicControls();

  103. }



  104. protected override object SaveViewState()

  105. {

  106. return new Pair(base.SaveViewState(), null);

  107. }


  108. protected override void LoadViewState(object savedState)

  109. {

  110. base.LoadViewState(((Pair)savedState).First);

  111. EnsureChildControls();

  112. }



  113. protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

  114. { //comm -- the controls should be generated at the init stage and the databinding happens here




  115. if (Page.IsPostBack == false)

  116. { //comm -- databindings here

  117. //this.DataBind ( );

  118. } //eof if(Page.IsPostBack == false)

  119. } //eof Page_Load



  120. //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    TEMPLATE METHODS END

  121. #endregion //TemplateMethods



  122. #region CreateDynamicControls

  123. /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    CREATE DYNAMIC CONTROLS START

  124. private void CreateDynamicControls()

  125. {

  126. //set the default values so that the users should not be quessing and copy pasting

  127. this.DisplaySetDefaults();

  128. string echo = (string)Session["RunReport.echo"];

  129. //run the query


  130. if (this.IsPostBack)

  131. {





  132. } //eof if ( this.IsPostBack )



  133. } //eof CreateDynamincControls


  134. /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    CREATE DYNAMIC CONTROLS END

  135. #endregion CreateDynamicControls



  136. #region DisplayMethods

  137. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    DISPLAY METHODS START



  138. private void DisplaySetDefaults()

  139. {

  140. txtEssbaseUserName.Text = "your_configured_user_name";

  141. txtPassword.Text = "your_configured_pass";

  142. txtServletPath.Text = "http://localhost:8080/EssbaseObjects"; //or whatever

  143. txtEDSServer.Text = "localhost";

  144. txtEssbaseDomain.Text = "essbase";

  145. txtOLAPServer.Text = "localhost";

  146. txtApplication.Text = "Samppart";

  147. txtDataBase.Text = "Company";

  148. txtCubeViewName.Text = "default";

  149. txtReport.Text = "{TABDELIMIT}" +

  150. "add here your report!";


  151. } //eof method DisplaySetDefaults


  152. private FB.CubeTransaction FromScreenToObj(ref string echo)

  153. {


  154. FB.CubeTransaction ct = new FB.CubeTransaction();


  155. try

  156. {

  157. ct.UserName = txtEssbaseUserName.Text;

  158. ct.Password = txtPassword.Text;

  159. ct.ServletPath = txtServletPath.Text;

  160. ct.ReportString = txtReport.Text;

  161. ct.EDSServer = txtEDSServer.Text;

  162. ct.EssbaseDomain = txtEssbaseDomain.Text;

  163. ct.OLAPServer = txtOLAPServer.Text;

  164. ct.Application = txtApplication.Text;

  165. ct.DataBase = txtDataBase.Text;

  166. ct.CubeViewName = txtCubeViewName.Text;

  167. ct.ReportString = txtReport.Text;

  168. //TODO : add input check here

  169. return ct;

  170. }

  171. catch (Exception e)

  172. {

  173. echo = echo + "An exception ocurred while retrieving the values ! " +

  174. "Report to Advanced Application Suport the following error : \n" + e.Message;

  175. return null;

  176. } //eof catch





  177. } //eof FromScreenToObj





  178. private void DisplayResults(ref string msg, ref string echo)

  179. {

  180. txtInformer.Text = echo;

  181. labError.Text = msg;

  182. } //eof DisplayResults



  183. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
    DISPLAY METHODS END

  184. #endregion DisplayMethods




  185. #region DataMethods


  186. private void RunReport(ref string msg, ref string echo)

  187. {

  188. FB.CubeTransaction ct = (FB.CubeTransaction)Session["RunReport.ct"];

  189. HES.CubeWrapper cw = new HES.CubeWrapper();

  190. cw.RunReport(ref msg, ref echo, ref ct);


  191. } //eof RunQuery


  192. #endregion //DisplayMethods




  193. #region ClickEventHandlers


  194. protected void ClickRunReport(object sender, EventArgs e)

  195. {

  196. string msg = String.Empty;

  197. string echo = String.Empty;


  198. //get the values into the bean

  199. FB.CubeTransaction ct = this.FromScreenToObj(ref echo);

  200. Session["RunReport.ct"] = ct; //store them for the PostBack

  201. Session["RunReport.echo"] = null;

  202. Session["RunReport.echo"] = echo;


  203. this.RunReport(ref msg, ref echo);

  204. this.DisplayResults(ref msg, ref echo);



  205. } //eof method ClickButLogin

  206. #endregion //ClickEventHandlers


  207. } //eof class RunReport

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