OBIEE Step by Step Guide

January 8, 2010

BI Publisher FAQ

What are the different flavors of Oracle BI Publisher available?

BI Publisher that can work in conjunction with OBIEE.

BI Publisher that can work in conjunction with Hyperion EPM.

Bi Publisher that can work in conjunction with Oracle Smart Space.

What security mechanisms does BI Publisher allow?

You can have guest access enabled on your BI Publisher Server to view the reports or else enable SSO to access reports.

How can you integrate BI Publisher to an oracle portal or some other portal software?

BI Publisher reports can be accesssed using URL and when the SSO is enabled, it is seemless.

How do I access BI Publisher reports using URL?

Follow this link to understand this.

What roles do we need to have for creating reports in BI Publisher?


You will be either part of Administrators or Developer roles to have access to create/develop reports in BI Publisher.

Thanks for your feedback……




1 Comment »

  1. Hi,
    I am an BI consultant in an Oracle partner company in the Netherlands. Why working with BI Publisher, i usually encounter a problem with dates formats:

    How do i convert Julian dates to conventional date dd/mm/yyyy?
    Is there a function i could use for this?


    Comment by Ed'son de Pary — March 3, 2011 @ 9:47 am

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