How to save scheduled Jasper reports in a different folder/path?


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CA Spectrum


How to save scheduled Jasper reports in a different path/folder other than the default Repository Content root location?



Spectrum integrated with CABI JasperReports Server


By default, saving scheduled Jasper reports in a different path/folder is disabled. To enable follow the below steps:

1. Log on to the JasperReports Server

2. Navigate to the folder where Jasper is installed, usual path for

Windows: C:\Program Files\CA\SC\CA Business Intelligence\apache-tomcat\webapps\jasperserver-pro\WEB-INF

Linux: /opt/CA/CABI/tomcat/webapps/jasperserver-pro/WEB-INF

3. Edit the file applicationContext.xml as below:

Search for the below string:

<property name="enableSaveToHostFS" value="false"/>

Change it to true as below:

<property name="enableSaveToHostFS" value="true"/>

Save the file

4. For the changes to take effect restart CA Business Intelligence Tomcat Service

Now, to save the scheduled JasperServer reports:

1. right click the report you want to schedule, select the option Schedule...

2. In the new window, click on Create Schedule

3. In the New Schedule window -> click on Output Options -> Under Output Destination -> Check the Output To Host File System -> provide the path where you would like to save the reports -> Click on Save