Changing a datasource connection details

When the connection details for a datasource are changed, the details in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform must be modified. You can change the details in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform only if you are one of the following users:

  • DWAdmin
  • Reporting user with the TrueSight Component Administrator role in TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform

Do the following:

  1. Log in to the system where the TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform is installed, and restart TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform.

     Perform the following steps:
    • (Windows) Open the Windows services and restart the following service: TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform
    • (Linux)
      1. Change to the following path: /data1/TrueSightSmartReporting/appserver/bin
      2. Stop TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform: ./shutdown.sh
      3. Start TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform: ./startup.sh
  2. Log in to the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse console. 

     To log in as the DWAdmin user, do the following:

    1. Use the following URL to open the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse login page:
      https://<TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse hostname>:<portNumber>/tssa-dw
    2. In the User Name and Password fields, enter the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse administrator credentials.
      Default user name: DWAdmin
      By default, the password is hidden. To view the password, click .

    3. In Site, select a site. The Primary Site is the default site.

    4. In Authentication Method, select a authentication method. SRP is the default authentication method.
    5. Click LOG IN.
    6. Click Reports to launch the TrueSight Smart Reporting - Platform Home page.

     To log in as a reporting user, do the following:

    1. Use the following URL to open the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse login page:
      https://<TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse hostname>:<portNumber>/tssa-dw

    2. In the User Name and Password fields, enter the user credentials. By default, the password is hidden. To view the password, click .

    3. In Site, select a site. The Primary Site is the default site.
    4. In Authentication Method, select a authentication method. SRP is the default authentication method.
    5. Click LOG IN.
    6. In the Roles window, select the role you want to use and click OK. Through role-based access control (RBAC), you can be granted multiple roles, but you can use only one role at a time.

  3. In the left navigation bar, expand   and go to Administration > Admin console.

  4. Click Data Sources and then click the TrueSight Server Automation - Data Warehouse datasource.

  5. Click Connection Settings.
  6. Make the required changes in the provided fields.
    For example, if you are changing the password, do the following:
    1. In the Password field, click the Click here to change password link
    2. Add the changed password in the text field.
  7. Click Test Connection. If the details are correct, a connection success message appears.
  8. Click Save.

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