How to retrieve SQL query of QaaWS using BO Java RE SDK

QaaWS is stored as Webi document on the server

To check that QaaWS is represented as Webi document, you can open Query Builder and run the following SQL:


The property SI_FILES describes the location of the files corresponding to QaaWS and it is actually the WID file:

The following code prints queries for all QaaWS found in CMS:

IInfoObjects objs = infoStore.query("SELECT * FROM CI_APPOBJECTS WHERE SI_KIND='QaaWS'");
System.out.println("Number of QaaWS found: " + objs.size());
for (Object obj : objs) {
   IInfoObject infoObj = (IInfoObject)obj;
   System.out.println("------ " + infoObj.getTitle() + " ------");
   DocumentInstance widoc = wiRepEngine.openDocument(infoObj.getID());

The function printing SQL of Webi document

public static void printQuery(DocumentInstance widoc) {
   DataProviders dps = widoc.getDataProviders();
   for (int i = 0; i < dps.getCount(); ++i) {
      DataProvider dp = (DataProvider)dps.getItem(i);
      if (dp instanceof SQLDataProvider) {
         SQLDataProvider sdp = (SQLDataProvider)dp;
         ArrayList<TreeNode> nodes = getListOfTreeNodes(sdp.getSQLContainer(), true);
         for (TreeNode node : nodes) {
            if (node instanceof SQLSelectStatement) {
               SQLSelectStatement query = (SQLSelectStatement)node;

Auxiliary functions

The following function finds the list of all nodes in the tree. It might be more convenient then writing recursion:

public static ArrayList<TreeNode> getListOfTreeNodes(TreeNode root, boolean onlyLeaves) {
   ArrayList<TreeNode> nodes = new ArrayList<TreeNode>();
   treeNodeTraversal(root, nodes, onlyLeaves);
   return nodes;

private static void treeNodeTraversal(TreeNode node,
   ArrayList<TreeNode> nodes,
   boolean onlyLeaves)
   if (!onlyLeaves || node.isLeaf()) {
   for (int i = 0; i < node.getChildCount(); ++i) {
      treeNodeTraversal(node.getChildAt(i), nodes, onlyLeaves);

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