Challenges in deployment of Web Spoon

- Pentaho

User authentication cannot be validated

Issue:

  • After Web spoon is deployed user login screen is not configured.

Tracking:

  • Once Web spoon is configured, access in browser. No login screen occurs.

Solution:

  • Connect Web spoon with a repository and enable Launch connection on startup. Every time browser is reloaded, login credentials in asked.

Login page issue

Issue:

  • Login page does not work after giving user credentials.

Tracking:

  • In the Web browser, after giving user credentials, the login page becomes empty.

Solution:

  • Reload the browser and close the browser completely and again open spoon in a new browser. Now give the user credentials.

Schedule cannot be created:

Issue:

  • In Web spoon schedule feature does not work.

Tracking:

  • In the browser, there will not be any schedule key in Web spoon.

Solution:

  • Create a schedule in cron tab, or if repository is been used, open the Pentaho in browser and create schedules.

Transformation cannot be locked to a single user:

Issue:

  • A same transformation can be used by several users at a same time.

Tracking:

  • Open a transformation in a particular user, lock the transformation. Now open the transformation in another user credential. The transformation can be accessed.

Solution:

  • Create a directory for each user, and each users must access the files inside the assigned directory for them.

Data source connection is not shared across web:

Issue:

  • Data source connection created in one system is not shared to another system.

Tracking:

  • Create a data source connection, open web spoon in another system. The data source connection will not be available in other system.

Solution:

  • Rather than using web spoon stand alone, connect web spoon with a repository, by which user authentication and data source connection does not occur.

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