After you added these two dlls, we can build a test application in Visual Studio. We need a new button, which test if we have a connection to the BI platform. First we need a session manager.
We also need variables for user, password, url, port and authentication.
Now we have all variables which we need. So we can build our log on to the BI platform.
As authentication we can use between Enterprise or Windows Active Directory. But after we created the logon via Active Directory, we should use this authentication.
So now we have all information to build our logon.
So now you can see if your logon is working or not. In the next article I write how to open a file on the BI platform (for this we need the dll CrystalDecisions.Enterprise.InfoStore). If you have any questions, feel free to comment under this article.
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