Configuring the WAND Sentiment Analysis Adapter

How to:


The WAND Sentiment Analysis Adapter is a part of the Social Media group of adapters that are managed by the WebFOCUS Reporting Server.

Procedure: How to Configure the WAND Sentiment Analysis Adapter

  1. From the Web Console sidebar, click Connect to Data.


    From the Data Management Console, expand the Adapters folder.

    In the DMC, the Adapters folder opens. In the Web Console, the Adapters page opens with two lists, Configured Adapters and Available Adapters.

  2. Find the adapter on the Available list in the Web Console or expand the Available folder in the DMC, if it is not already expanded.
    On the Web Console, you can select a category of adapter from the drop-down list or use the search option (magnifying glass) to search for specific characters.
  3. In the DMC, expand the appropriate group folder and the specific adapter folder. The group folder is described in the connection attributes reference.
  4. Right-click the WAND node and select Configure.

    The Add WAND to Configuration pane opens, as shown in the following image.

    Add WAND to Configuration
  5. Enter a name to identify the connection (for example, WAND) in the Connection Name field.

    The format of the WAND Services End-Point URL is:




    Is the machine name or IP address where the Taxonomy Server is installed. For example:
  6. Click Configure.

    The Configure Adapters or Create Synonyms pane opens, as shown in the following image.

  7. Click Test to ensure that the WAND Sentiment Analysis Adapter is configured properly.

    The Testing Wand connection pane opens and displays the test results, as shown in the following image.

    WAND configuration test

Reference: Connection Attributes for WAND Sentiment Analysis

The following list describes the connection attributes for the WAND Sentiment Analysis Adapter.

Connection Name

Logical name used to identify this particular set of connection attributes. The default is CON01.

WAND Services End-Point

The URL that is used to connect to the WAND Sentiment Analysis environment. For example:
PROXY Server IP Address

IP address of the proxy server. For example:

Port number on which the proxy server listens. The default port number is 80.

Select profile

Select a profile from the drop-down list to indicate the level of profile in which to store the connection attributes. The global profile, edasprof.prf, is the default.

If you wish to create a new profile, either a user profile (user.prf) or a group profile if available on your platform (using the appropriate naming convention), choose New Profile from the drop-down menu and enter a name in the Profile Name field (the extension is added automatically).

Store the connection attributes in the server profile (edasprof).