Install Senturus Analytics Connector

Senturus Connector needs special customization on how install the product.

Follow the steps below to install Senturus Connector.
  1. Download "AnalyticsConnector_2.0.0_x64.exe" and run with administrator privilege.
    • If any prerequisite software is missing, you will be prompt for downloading and installation prerequisite software first. Otherwise installer will jumps to Select Destination Location page directly.
  2. Click on Next, it will start downloading prerequisite software installers from internet.
  3. Click on Next once all installers are downloaded. You will see "Installing Prerequisite Software" page and automatically popped up installer windows.
  4. You will see the progress dialog while of MS .NET 4.5 and MS Visual C++ 2012 Redistribute (x64) are being installed, but Java Runtime installation is silent.
  5. Once all prerequisite software is installed, click on Next button.
  6. Installer will start install Senturus Analytics Connector after prerequisite software are installed.
  7. Select installation location. Default is “C:\Senturus\Analytics Connector”. Click on Next button.
  8. Select the version and fix packs level of the Cognos server you want to connect to.
  9. Northwestern currently uses Cognos 11.0.8. Click on Next button.
  10. Review installation options, and click on Install button.
  11. Click on Finish button.
Post Installation - Seturus ODBC license
  1. This connector needs a license file in order to function. If you don’t have a license key, or the license is expired, you will get an error in Tableau
  2. To resolve this problem, contact Senturus for a new license file (SenturusODBC.key) and place it in the installation directory which defaults to "C:\Senturus\Analytics Connector".
DataSourceConfig.xml
  1. Download the DataSourceConfig.xml file from box and place it in the installation directory which defaults to "C:\Senturus\Analytics Connector".
  2. Link for download: https://northwestern.box.com/v/DataSourceConfig








Keywords:tableau, bi, business intelligence, data, data analytic, analytic, era   Doc ID:77758
Owner:Enterprise Reporting & Analytics .Group:Northwestern
Created:2017-10-31 09:28 CDTUpdated:2019-02-04 11:58 CDT
Sites:Northwestern
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