Accessing the interface

This topic provides instructions for accessing the product UI.

To access the UI

  1. Access the BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) launch pad, as follows: 
    • For 8.9.02 and later versions, use one of the following procedures:
      • On Windows, from the Start menu, select SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform Java Launch Pad.
      • Enter the following address into a web browser:
        http://<reportsServer>:<portNumber>/BOE/BI
        In this URL address, <reportsServer> is the server that hosts BMC Decision Support – Network Automation and <portNumber> is the port specified for the BusinessObjects Business Intelligence server during installation.
        BMC Decision Support – Network Automation opens in a browser window and displays a log on dialog box.
    • For 8.9.01 and earlier versions, use one of the following procedures:
      • From the Start menu, select Programs > BMC Decision Support – BladeLogic Automation Suite > Reporting Portal.
      • Enter the following address into a web browser:
        http://<reportsServer>:<portNumber>/BOE/BI
        In this URL address, <reportsServer> is the server that hosts BMC Decision Support – Network Automation and <portNumber> is the port specified for the BusinessObjects Business Intelligence server during installation.
        BMC Decision Support – Network Automation opens in a browser window and displays a log on dialog box.
  2. At the log on prompt, enter your user name and password.
    The first time that you log on, the password is the same as your user name.
  3. From the Authentication menu, select the authentication type.
  4. Click Log On.
    If this is the first time that you have logged into the product, you are prompted to enter a new password, which you will use to log on to the product in the future.
  5. Enter the new password and confirm the password. 

The product opens to the BusinessObjects Business Intelligence launch pad.

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Navigating the interface

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