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Open Profile Connection dialog box


This dialog box enables you to view a list of all the available (and valid) profiles stored on your PC. It can also be used to create new connection profiles.

To access it:

  1. Click File > New located on the menu bar.

All valid profiles that are currently stored on your PC will be displayed in this dialog box. For each profile various pieces of information are displayed:

  • Profile Name
  • Server Name (name of the server defined in the profile)
  • Knowledge Base Name (name of the Knowledge Base you want to connect to)
  • Server Version (type of server the application will connect to)

Buttons

Use the buttons to carry out tasks:

This button launches the Add/Edit Connection Profile dialog box enabling you to create a new profile from scratch.
This button launches the Add/Edit Connection Profile dialog box enabling you to edit an existing profile.
This button will remove a selected profile from the list. Recovery is not possible.
This button will force CAST Report Center to carry out a connection test using the currently selected connection profile. A dialog box with display the results of this connection test (success or failure).
Opens a connection to the server in the selected profile and closes the dialog box. This option can also be found in the right click shortcut menu as Open.
Cancel Cancels any changes and closes the dialog box.

Shortcut menu

A shortcut menu also exists (select a profile and right click to launch it):

Option Keyboard Equivalent Description
Open - Uses the selected profile (Knowledge Base profile) to establish a connection.
Edit - As above
Add Ins As above
Remove Del As above
Set <profile_name> as default profile - Use this option to set the selected profile as the default connection profile. Next time you launch the application, Analysis Manager will automatically use this profile to establish a connection to a Knowledge Base if you have selected the the Connect with default profile at start option in the Common Settings tab.

This option will also cause a connection to be attempted using the selected profile.

Unset <profile_name> as default profile - Use this option to clear the current default profile - no profile will then be set as the default.
Clone - This option will create an exact copy of the currently selected profile. The copy will be called: <Copy of "profile_name">.
Select All - Use this option to select all connection profiles listed in the dialog box.
Validate - This option will force CAST Report Center to carry out a connection test using the currently selected connection profile. A dialog box with display the results of this connection test (success or failure).
See Also

Add/Edit Connection Profile dialog box | Creating Connection Profiles


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