How to Create a KPI Server and Visual KPI Instance
This section will explain how to create and configure the KPI Server and KPI Instance objects in the Server Model.
The KPI Server and KPI Instance objects integrate Visual KPI functionality to enable the creation and configuration of Visual KPI Profile Groups, Profiles and Dashboards in DataStudio.
|Before beginning configuration, check that the Web API Service is installed properly and running and that the Web API Server object in the Server model is enabled. Also, Visual KPI should be already installed and configured, for instructions on how to do this please read the Installing Visual KPI Jump Start document.|
Create KPI Server and Instance Objects
The first step is to create the KPI Server Object.
Right-click on any part of the Server model and selectfrom the context menu.
In the Server KPI Wizard, give a name to the Object and then click Create
Right click on the KPI Server Object you just created and select
In the Create Instance wizard, give a name to the Object and then click Create.
Configure Visual KPI Remote Context Server
Right click on the Instance object you just created and copy the full path of the object ([Copy full path]).
Open the Visual KPI Server Manager application and select the Visual KPI inmation RC Server from the tree to view the configuration.
Paste the KPI Server Object path into the inmation Instance Path field and click Apply.
After setting the path of the inmation Remote Context Service it is necessary to restart the Visual KPI inmation RC Server service in order for the configuration changes to come into effect.