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Cannot connect to the demo dashboard datasources

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130198 Apr 26,2017 03:17 PM May 26,2017 02:00 AM Dashboard Platform 3
Tags: Dashboard Datasources
Ramesh Praveen
Asked On April 26, 2017 03:17 PM


I just installed the Dashboard Server in my local. Now, I cannot view any of the sample Dashboards (like Retail Sales Analysis) because our firewall prevents accessing dashboarddemodata.syncfusion.com which is where the data is.

So, can you provide a zip of this demo database/tables so that I can install it in our database here and test?


Umapathy Shanmugam [Syncfusion]
Replied On April 27, 2017 09:32 AM

Hi Ramesh, 
Thank you for contacting Syncfusion support.  
We have attached dashboard sample database backup file. Kindly restore this database in you SQL server and use this sample tables to view dashboards in your machine. 
Kindly follow the below steps to change connection details in dashboards. 
  1. Download sample dashboards from dashboard server.
  2. When opening this file in designer, you will be prompted with a alert, by clicking on 'Yes' you can change connection string, in that you have to give the valid server credentials(which should has that sample database)
  3. First ensure the Test connection then proceed to connect.
  4. If you want view the dashboards in dashboard server you have to republish the dashboard in server.
Umapathy S. 

Ramesh Praveen
Replied On May 25, 2017 02:55 PM

Thanks, this worked. Looks like I do have to Download, change connection and Publish all the 10 or so dashboards back. Little cumbersome, but not a problem.


Sabapathy K  [Syncfusion]
Replied On May 26, 2017 02:00 AM

Hi Ramesh, 

Thanks for your reply. 

Please let us know if you required any further assistance. 

Sabapathy K. 


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