Problem Statement :
Many times we come across a need to redirect report output in a specific folder rather than rendering it in browser.
Scope Of this Article :
This articles presents detailed to steps to write pentaho report output into to specific folder using xaction.
Pentaho Design Studio (PDS) – 4.0
1)Create a new action sequence fill formalities in Genral tab,
2)In the Define Process tab,At Process Action panel,Click on “+” symbol(shown by tick ) ,select Pentaho Report Component from Report
3)Browse the prpt report from Report Specification panel,specify Output Report name
4)Finally Specify filepath at Output Destination step
5)Save the xaction .Login to PUC ,run the xaction , Report is executed ,output is created in specified folder and you can find action successful message on puc
We learned how to redirect report output to a specific folder rather than rendering it in browser. This feature will be useful in instances where user wants to persist report data and refer it often, rather than generating same report again.
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