Information Design Tool – Create a Universe

Five steps to create a basic univers in SAP Business Objects 4.0 using Information Design Tool (IDT)

1. Create a local Project

Use Project wizard to create universe.
Enter Project Name and Project Location

2. Create a relational Connection
Enter Connection name and then select driver and data source

3. Create new data foundation using wizard.
In order to proceed you’ll have to select data foundation type (single source) or Multisource-Enabled

4. Create a business Layer
It’s a collection of metadata objects. (Classes and Objects)

5. Publish the universe locally
In order to publish the connection you need to do Integrity Check by selecting all the rules and clicking “Check Integrity” button.

Create Universe using Information Design tool

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