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Overview
The purpose of the this document is to introduce Technical Engineers to the
BusinessObjects XI Release 2 Query Builder. The Query Builder is a useful
application that allows users to query the Central Management Server (CMS) for
object information that may not be readily available through the default Central
Management Console (CMC) or InfoView user interface.
Contents
P
REREQUISITES
...................................................................................
.......3

Q
UERY
B
UILDER
...................................................................................
......3

A
CCESSING THE
Q
UERY
B
UILDER
................................................................3

Q
UERY
B
UILDER
H
ELP
F
ILES
.......................................................................4

SELECT
Properties.........................................................................
.............5

InfoObject
Properties.........................................................................
.............5
ProcessingInfo
Properties.........................................................................
.....6

SchedulingInfo
Properties.........................................................................
....7

System
Properties.........................................................................
..................8

FROM Category (Enterprise SDK


Tables) .................................................8

CI_INFOOBJECTS.....................................................................
.....................8

CI_SYSTEMOBJECTS...................................................................
..................8

CI_APPOBJECTS......................................................................
.......................9

WHERE
Condition..........................................................................
............9

CMS Performance and Processing the WHERE Condition.......................9

Using the TOP N


function...........................................................................
10

XI

R
ELEASE
2

I
NDEXED
P
ROPERTIES
.........................................................10

SI_CUID............................................................................
.............................10

SI_GUID............................................................................
.............................10

SI_HIDDEN_OBJECT...................................................................
................11

SI_ID..............................................................................
.................................11

SI_INSTANCE_OBJECT.................................................................
..............11

SI_KIND and
SI_PROGID..........................................................................
..11

SI_NAME............................................................................
...........................13

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SI_NAMEDUSER.......................................................................
...................13

SI_NEXTRUNTIME.....................................................................
.................13

SI_OWNERID.........................................................................
.......................14

SI_PARENTID........................................................................
.......................14

SI_PLUGIN_OBJECT...................................................................
.................14

SI_RECURRING.......................................................................
.....................14

SI_RUID............................................................................
..............................14

SI_RUNNABLE_OBJECT.................................................................
............14

SI_SCHEDULE_STATUS.................................................................
............14

SI_UPDATE_TS.......................................................................
......................15

SI_INSTANCE........................................................................
.......................15

XI

R
ELEASE
2

I
NDEXED
P
ROPERTIES AND
D
ATABASE
E
QUIVALENCIES
........15

H
OW AND
W
HEN TO USE
D
IRECT
D
ATABASE
Q
UERIES
................................16

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.OBJECTID..........................................................
....16

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.PARENTID..........................................................
..17

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.OWNERID...........................................................
..19

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.TYPEID............................................................
.......20

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.SCHEDULESTATUS............................................21

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.NEXTRUNTIME...................................................22

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.LASTMODIFYTIME.............................................22

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.SI_INSTANCE_OBJECT.......................................22

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.SI_NAMEDUSER..................................................23

CMS_INFOOBJECTS5.SI_RECURRING....................................................24

Q
UERY
S
AMPLES
...................................................................................
...24

User and
Group..............................................................................
...........25

List All
Users..............................................................................
...................25

List All
Groups.............................................................................
.................25
Lists Users Currently Logged On to Enterprise System..........................26

Crystal
Report.............................................................................
...............27

View Latest Instance ID of


Report..............................................................27

Retrieve All Instances for a Report


Object.................................................27

Counting the Number of Historical Instances for a Report.....................28

List Report
Parameter..........................................................................
.........29

Finding FRS Location for


Report................................................................29

Reporting Database Logon


Information....................................................29

Business View and Business View


Connections .......................................30

Finding What Business View a Report is


Using.......................................30

Listing All Business


Views..........................................................................30

Return All Properties for a Business View by Name...............................31

All Reports Connected to a Specific Business


View.................................31

All Business View


Connections...................................................................32

Universe and Universe


Connections.........................................................32

Listing All Universes and their Connection Information........................32

Return Web Intelligence Reports Connected to a Specific Universe......33

Core and Derived Universe


Information...................................................34

Web Intelligence
Report.............................................................................
35

Web Intelligence Report Universe


Connection.........................................35
Web Intelligence Report Parameter
Information......................................35

Web Intelligence Report and CACHE


Output..........................................36

View Latest Instance ID for Web Intelligence Report..............................37

Retrieve All Instances for Web Intelligence Report Object......................37

Counting the Number of Historical Instances for a Web Intelligence


Report.............................................................................
................................38

Finding FRS Location for


Report................................................................38

Desktop
Intelligence.......................................................................
............39

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