Once you have obtained the license for DEFA, you would be able to see the DEFA tab under Administration > Configure.
You can now register DEFA connection to connect to Intellicus Report Server.
Click the button to add a new DEFA instance. Provide properties as described in the DEFA Properties table and click the Save button in order to save this DEFA instance.
Figure 16: Registering DEFA
|DEFA Name||Type Yourself||Name of the DEFA instance|
|DEFA Connection||Select from list||Connection specifications to be used by DEFA to extract data.
Select from already created connections upon clicking the Configure Connections button
|Heartbeat Interval||Specify value in hr:min:sec format||Time interval upon which DEFA sends a status message of being alive to Report Server.
|Metadata Refresh Interval||Specify value in hr:min:sec format||Time interval to sync DEFA with data extraction query details from Report Server.
|Last Data Forwarded On||Auto-generated||Time of last data forward|
|Last Data Extracted On||Auto-generated||Time of last data extract|
|Last Communication On||Auto-generated||Time when DEFA last communicated with the Report Server|
|Active = DEFA is active when Heartbeat Interval + Last Communicated Time < Current Time at Report Server|
|DEFA Version||Auto-generated||Version of the installed DEFA|
DEFA Action Items
|Stop Extracting Data||When metadata is refreshed, DEFA would stop extracting data upon getting this information|
|Stop Forwarding Data||When metadata is refreshed, DEFA would stop forwarding data to Report Server upon getting this information|
Note: To know about DEFA step in Query Object, please refer WorkingwithQueryObjects.doc