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getXMLACubes

getXMLACubes(proxyURL:String, dataSourceInfo:String, catalog:String, callbackHandler:String, username:String, password:String)

[starting from version: 1.5]

One of four API calls of OLAP/XMLA connectivity diagnostics.

Obtains a list of all available cubes on a given data source by proxyURL, dataSourceInfo and catalog. Returns an Array of cube names.

Parameters

  • proxyUrl – the path to proxy URL to the OLAP data source, such as Microsoft Analysis Services and Mondrian.
  • dataSourceInfo – the service info of the OLAP data source.
  • catalog – the data source catalog name of the OLAP data source.
  • callbackHandler – JS function which will be called when the component obtains a list of all available cubes.
  • username (optional) – the name of user account at server. This parameter is necessary to complete authentication process.
  • password (optional) – the password to user account at server. This parameter is necessary to complete authentication process.

Example

OLAP/XMLA connectivity step by step. First, getXMLADataSources() obtains a list of all data sources by given URL (for example: 'http://olap.flexmonster.com/olap/msmdpump.dll') and getXMLAProviderName() returns type. Second, getXMLACatalogs() gets all available catalogs for the first data source from the list of available data sources. Then getXMLACubes() obtains a list of all cubes for the first catalog of the list of available catalogs. Finally, connectTo()uses all the information about data source to connect to it:

var proxyUrl = 'http://olap.flexmonster.com/olap/msmdpump.dll';
var dataSourceInfo = '';
var type = '';
var catalog = '';
var cube = '';

function diagnostic() {
  getDataSources();
}

function getDataSources() {
  flexmonster.getXMLADataSources(proxyUrl, 'onDataSourceLoaded');
}

function onDataSourceLoaded(result) {
  dataSourceInfo = result[0];
  type = flexmonster.getXMLAProviderName(proxyUrl);
  flexmonster.getXMLACatalogs(proxyUrl, dataSourceInfo, 'onCatalogsLoaded');
}

function onCatalogsLoaded(result) {
  catalog = result[0];
  flexmonster.getXMLACubes(proxyUrl, dataSourceInfo, catalog, 'onCubesLoaded');
}

function onCubesLoaded(result) {
  cube = result[0];
  flexmonster.connectTo({
   type: type, 
   proxyUrl: proxyUrl, 
   dataSourceInfo: dataSourceInfo, 
   catalog: catalog, 
   cube: cube 
  });
}

diagnostic();

Check out on JSFiddle.

See also

getXMLADataSources
getXMLAProviderName
getXMLACatalogs