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how to send opendocument request links to one dedicated node of a cluster environment

Hello everybody,

I am one a multi node environment of BI 4.2 SP3 P4 H2,

we have multiple node for our environment and I was wondering is there anyway possible to distribute BI opendocument request form users/reports to be send automatically to one specific node ?

how can I make sure only services of a single specific node will always be responsible for opendocument request,

something like exclusief server group has been introduced in BI 4.2 sp3 for scheding reports,

Any suggestion would be appriciated,

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  • Best Answer
    Mar 22, 2017 at 06:40 PM

    Opendoc calls have 2 aspects -- the HTTP session and the processing session.
    HTTP session goes to the Webapp server and if you have load balancer - it can be set to send all opendoc calls to single webapp server (like tomcat, websphere etc.)
    Processing session is to process report (refresh etc) - this goes to any available processing server in the cluster. You can't set specific processing server for opendoc itself, but you can set it for the report/dashboard, but then all processing of that report will be isolated, not just open doc.

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  • Mar 21, 2017 at 01:59 PM

    I haven't tested this but check if you specfiy the specfic server name in the CMC->applications->Open document->processing settings.

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    • Former Member

      This should work.

      What URL did you use here? in CMC->applications->Open document->processing settings.

      If you have 2 Web Tier , Say App1 and App2 , then you can specify the OpenDoc link here as


      This shud always use Application server on App1.