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Bold BI Dashboards embedding in Java Servlet using Embedded SDK

A GitHub link has been provided to get the sample application, which demonstrates the rendering of dashboard available in your Bold BI server and followed by steps to create a new embedding application in the Java Servlet on your own.

NOTE: The best way to get started would be reading the Getting Started section of the documentation. The Getting Started guide gives you enough information that you need to know before working on the sample.

How to run the sample

  1. Please get the Java Servlet project from this link.

  2. You need to set your embed property details in the index.jsp and Embed Properties in Index Embed Properties in API

    SiteIdentifier For Bold BI Enterprise edition, it should be like site/site1. For Bold BI Cloud, it should be empty string.
    RootUrl Dashboard Server BI URL (ex: http://localhost:5000/bi,
    Environment Your Bold BI application environment. (If Cloud, you should use cloud, if Enterprise, you should use onpremise)
    DashboardId Set the item id of the dashboard to embed from BI server.
    UserEmail UserEmail of the Admin in your Bold BI, which would be used to get the dashboard details from the BI server
    EmbedSecret You could get your EmbedSecret key from Embed tab by enabling Enable embed authentication in Administration page as shown below
  3. You can get your Embed Secret key from the administrator setting section. Please refer to this link for more details.

  4. Run your Java Servlet project.

How this sample works

  1. Based on the dashboardId provided in the index.jsp, authorize the server by calling the doPost function using the AuthorizeURL(http://localhost:8080/BoldBIEmbed/ with the provided EmbedProperties values. Get Embed Details

  2. In the above authorization, generate the SignatureURL with the provided EmbedSecret key and embed details, which can be validated in the Bold BI Server API, and returns the token. Based on the returned token, the dashboard will be started to render in the index.jsp.

  3. In the index.jsp, change the dashboard Id of the respective dashboard based on your requirement. Set Dashboard Id