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1572044 - Configure BusinessObjects on Linux environments to use MS SQL Server Named Instance as data source for Web Intelligence reports in a firewalled environment


  • Getting error 'getDataSource exception (Error: WQR 99998) while creating queries using the Query as a Web Service Client Tool on Windows.



  • SAP BusinessObjects XI 3.1 on Linux
  • Named Instance of SQL Server 2005
  • Firewall between BusinessObjects deployment and SQL Server 2005


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


MS SQL Server, 2005, named instance, webi, web intelligence, odbc.ini, Data Source Administrator, ODBC, Linux , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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