Common Questions about BI Connector

Commonly asked questions re: BI Connector

How to perform silent installation/uninstallation of BI Connector?
If you need to automate the installation of BI Connector to a number of desktops or servers,  then you can install BI Connector in a silent install mode usi...
Wed, 14 Oct, 2020 at 7:29 AM
How is BI Connector different from Native ODBC Driver for connecting Tableau to Oracle BI?
There are four significant technical, cost saving, and time saving differences between BI Connector and native ODBC driver.  They are: BI Connect...
Tue, 19 Jul, 2016 at 4:45 AM
How to use SSO feature in BI Connector?
BI Connector's SSO integration module enables users to login to OBIEE from Tableau/Power BI/Qlik using their SSO username/password.   The note below ...
Wed, 20 Apr, 2022 at 5:44 AM
What OBIEE Permissions/roles/access is needed for BI connector to connect to OBIEE?
For BI Connector to connect to OBIEE, the following roles/access is needed: 1.  the OBIEE user need to have BI Author role which includes BI Consumer...
Sun, 16 Sep, 2018 at 11:32 PM
Is there a way for IT administrators to confirm/detect which users are accessing OBIEE data with BI connector?
OBIEE admins can track/audit the OBIEE login information for BI connector users similar to what they normally do for any OBIEE user.   To identify BI co...
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017 at 10:21 PM
Product Downloads and Release Dates
5.11 5.11.0                        Released April 20, 2022 Tableau Power BI 5.10 5.10.0                        Released February 17, 2022 Tablea...
Wed, 20 Apr, 2022 at 12:18 AM
How to enable query logging?
Open “ODBC Administrator” and click on “Configure” button of the DSN created for connecting Tableau with OBIEE.  Click on Advanced Settings Icon to open...
Fri, 6 Dec, 2019 at 5:18 AM
Does BI Connector collect any data during the transmissions and store it for its own use?
No. BI Connector is installed on-premise on your system(s) and it does not collect or store any data or transmit data anywhere from your system.  The only in...
Fri, 8 Feb, 2019 at 12:36 AM
What are the maximum rows of data and fields that the BI Connector can handle?
BI connector’s capability is directly dependent on your OBIEE and Tableau, Power BI or Qliksense environments. BI Connector is a tool to visualize (and/or e...
Mon, 4 Mar, 2019 at 11:27 AM
How to find the version number of BI Connector
Launch ODBC Data Sources (64-bit) Click on Add Select BI Connector Driver and click Finish BI Connector UI will be launched.  Check the version number.
Sun, 3 Jun, 2018 at 12:56 AM