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1 The Business Intelligence Experts ServicePacks and FixPacks for SAP Business Objects Fall 2009 Dr. Bjarne Berg, COMERIT

2 The Business Intelligence Experts SAP BO XI Service Packs SAP BI XI Fix Packs Questions and Answers 2 Overview

3 The Business Intelligence Experts Options for Universe-Based Access to BW 7.01 BW DF Facade Data Federator RDBMS Analytic Engine OLAP BAPIODBOXMLA Universes QT ODA SQL AccessMDX Access WebI Xcelcius QaaWS BWA changes and additions in red

4 The Business Intelligence Experts Some of the FixPacks KEY CONCEPT: There are FixPacks (smaller fixes) and Service Packs (major fixes and previous fixes). FixPack 1.2 was released March 2009, a major fixes addressed many of the performance issues of the MDX interface for the OLAP Universe (see next slide). SP 2 Was released in June 2009 and is a composite of FP new features ISSUE: You need to check what FP of 3.1 you are on. Service Pack2 only covers up to and including FP1.5.

5 The Business Intelligence Experts Major MDX Performance Fixes in FixPack Pack 1.2 Source: SAP AG, 2009

6 The Business Intelligence Experts SAP BO XI Service Packs SAP BI XI Fix Packs Questions and Answers 6 Overview

7 The Business Intelligence Experts Some of the Fixes in later FixPacks In FixPack 1.6 is fixes to WebI refresh, Prompts and row level restriction, Webi publishing and single pass bursting In FixPack 1.7 is a critical hot fix to Qaaws to fix a timeout issue. In FixPack 1.8 includes updates to the WebIProcessServer settings and more. ISSUE: Customers that had installed these FixPacks lost their fixes when installing SP2 in June (SP2 only covers fixes upto FP1.5)

8 The Business Intelligence Experts Latest FixPack 2.1 FixPack 2.1 was released on Nov. 3 rd However it requires that SP2 is installed. [FP 2.1 (ie SP2 + patch level 1) is FP Fixes for SP2's issues] So to install a new server, you must install 3.1, then SP2, then FP 2.1. This is required also for desktop products. If you already have installed SP1 and FixPacks 1.6, 1.7, 1.8; you now have to ‘retrograde’, install SP2 and then FixPack 2.1. Where to download packs: Downloads > SAP Support Packages > Support Packages and Patches - Entry by Application Group (left menu) > BOBJ ENTERPRISE XI 3.1 BOBJLIVEOFFICE02_ EXE BOBJ LiveOffice XI 3.1 ServicePack 2 ENTERPRISE02_ EXE BOE XI 3.1 ServicePack 2 (Server + Client) ENTRPRSECLNTTLS02_ EXE BOE XI 3.1 ServicePack 2 (Client Tools) Source: Thanks to the BusinessObjectsBoard,

9 The Business Intelligence Experts Questions and Answers 9

10 The Business Intelligence Experts How to contact us: Dr. Bjarne Berg 10


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