Publishing a data adapter from TIBCO Jaspersoft® Studio into TIBCO JasperReports® Server

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  1. Create a data adapter in TIBCO Jaspersoft® Studio.

  2. Create a report using this data adapter.

  3. Test the report in the Jaspersoft® Studio to make sure it works.

  4. Export the data adapter from Jaspersoft® Studio. 

  5. Deploy this data adapter into TIBCO JasperReports® Server repository as XML file. (Right click on the folder in JasperReports® Server,  Select "Add Resource", "File". "XML File", "Choose File", 

  6. In Jaspersoft® Studio, add the following property to the report template:
    <property name="" value="repo:{path to the data adapter done in step 5}"/>
    To get the "repo:... value, Go to the "Properties" of the XML file you added in JasperReports® Server. Review data source properties to determine the repository path to the data adapter:
    Use that information to set "repo:..." value.
    This property should replace the existing dataadapter property (

  7. Test the modified report in the Studio to make sure it works.

  8. Publish the modified Jaspersoft® Studio report into JasperReports® Server repository without a data source.

  9. Test the report in JasperReports® Server.

(Note, this is an update to WIKI article, tested on Jaspersoft® Studio 7.5 and JasperReports® Server 7.5. )


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