Business Objects Mobile – Configuration

Posted by Manikandan Elumalai
February 14th, 2012

Hi BOOglers,
This is the continuation of my previous blog Business Objects Architecture and Deployment. Hope you all eager to know about the BO Mobile configuration. Let us proceed further

Environment & Product versions used:

  • Operating System: Windows Server 2008 R2
  • BOE XI4.0 with BOBJ MOBILE XI4.0
  • BlackBerry Email & MDS Simulator
  • BlackBerry Device simulator

The BO Mobile server was installed on the same machine that hosted the BOE server.
The BlackBerry Email MDS Simulator & BlackBerry device simulator also Installed in the same machine. This architecture is depicted as below.

Installed Components and CCM:

Once we done with all the above, we can start with the Mobile Server configuration.
Mobile Server configuration

Launch Mobile Server Configuration Tool from Start menu. Select Blackberry BES Deployment as we are going to configure with BES simulator.

Application Installation in Mobile Client

Go to the below URL, provided you have already deployed the MobileOTA14.war file in Web Application Server. Please note BI will be replaced with your CMS Server name. You will get the screen like below


Now try to access the URL from Device simulator.

Once Application is downloaded,configure with your credentials and access it from the mobile device.

Finally we got it in mobile. Let us compare this with desktop based GUI.

Mobile Vs Web browser comparison

This is all about BO Mobile configuration. Hope you feel it so easy to deploy and configure.

If you have any questions, or if you want to share your experience, feel free to leave a comment!

Happy Blogging!

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