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How to install Yellowfin 7.1 updates p.o.p

Recently, I had to update one of our Yellowfin servers, and it was a p.o.p (easy ;)).  The Yellowfin team have made the update process as easy as possible; they provide an update jar file that enables you to update your Yellowfin installation rather than having to...

Filtering Multiple Datasets in Yellowfin

I was recently tasked with creating a chart in Yellowfin with a graph at the top and a couple of charts underneath showing the current value and the value from last month. This meant we needed different datasets for each chart within the same report. I started by...

Offset date filters in Yellowfin

Yellowfin uses filters to return just the data you need for a report and when you have multiple datasets you can link those filters together and in our example with an offset date to filter them differently. This means within a report you can filter your dataset x...

The little things I love about YellowfinBI #5

User Guide Videos! Typically I dislike youtube videos and prefer to follow the tutorials to get something done.  But when I was using the Yellowfin Append Sub Query functionality in anger the other day I just couldn't get it to do what I wanted, even as I followed the...

Locked account in Yellowfin

Have you had a user that has locked their Yellowfin user account? The error message that the user will generally see is ‘You have exceeded the maximum login attempts allowed’ Unfortunately there is no Click here to unlock for the user however theoretically you should...