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Connection for efashion

I am using BO4.0. I have installed client in my Machine. Now I am importing the efashion Universe. Its giving me connection error. I have tried creating System DSN in my machine. But I didnot get MDB file for efashion universe. In privious version we used to get these Demo universes files in DataConnetion folders But here I didnt get any such file.

Can some please help me out to know if there are any changed in BO 4.0 version to get the mdb.

Thanks in Advance.

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  • Posted on Sep 22, 2011 at 09:39 AM


    You should get them in the webi subfolder of the samples folder in you BO40 client installation directory.

    Default will be

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Business Objects\BusinessObjects Enterprise 12.0\Samples\webi

    Good luck,


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    • Hi everybody

      I just wrote a blog about "BO 4.0 FP3: get eFashion and other MS Access datasources working". Please read here:

      The summary of it:

      1. On a BO 4.0 FP3 server install MS Access 2010 Redistributable 64bit
      2. Create necessary 64bit ODBC connection
      3. Modify your universe connections to point to the Access2010 driver
      4. have fun with efashion ;-)

      The bad thing is: As BO 4.0 SP2 doesn't support Access 2010 I don't know a way how to make it work there...



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