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Purpose

This wiki describes the steps required to create Crystal reports with SSM data via web services

Overview

SAP Strategy Management application has interfaces to other SAP systems. SSM can access Risk Management data, SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation data. You can create initiatives and KPIs using BPC data and use them in your scorecard.

Also, SAP Strategy Management allow other SAP systems to extract Application Server data for their own purposes. It allows users to display Strategy Management data using Webi to create SAP Business Objects Dashboards.

For crystal reports, the Strategy Management data can be available by using the Strategy Management ODBO Provider or using Query As A Web Service (QaaWS).

This article we will concentrate on the method of using Web Services.

 Steps to create Crystal reports with SSM data via web services option

1.Start Crystal reports and Select File --> New  -->Standard Report

  

2. Expand  XML and Web Services option from the available data sources.

3. Select the option use Web Service Data Source and click on “ Next”.

4. Select HTTP(S) WSDL option and enter the web service URL in the HTTP(S) WSDL URL field.

5. Enter the SAP Strategy Management  User ID and Password to connect to SSM Data source and click on “ Next”.

6.In the Port dropdown list, select QueryAsAServiceSoap and in the Method dropdown list, select runQueryAsAService. Then click on “ Finish”.

7. Expand the  node runQueryAsAServiceResponse, select sub-node runQueryAsAServiceResponse/table/row and click ‘>’ button to move this to the right hand side under the selected tables and click on “Next”.

8. Enter the  user name and the password  of  the SAP Business Objects Enterprise in the text box for parameters.runQueryAsAService.login and click on “Ok”.

9. Select the available fields that you want to display in your report and click on  ‘>’ button, then click on  "Next".

10. Select context, perspective and objective items in left list and click on  ‘>’ button, then click on "Finish".

Related Content

Related Documents

http://help.sap.com/boall_en/

Related SAP Notes/KBAs

 

SAP KBA 1975170 - SSM: Universe connection error: The component SSMProvider. 1 returned server error (Incorrect function.)

SAP KBA 1512048 - Connecting to Strategy Management 'CubeService' web service from Crystal Reports fails with error: 'Cannot support cyclic reference in schema'


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