Tagged: BEx analyzer

Ciber BOotcamp 2012: A small recap

Ever since SAP acquired Business Objects back in 2007, Ciber’s SAP BI practice in the Netherlands organizes a BOotcamp for their (SAP) BI consultants. Also this years BOotcamp provided new insights and hands-on experience in several Business Objects related “tooling”. After a quick word of welcome by yours truly, Norbert...

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Selecting the right SAP BO product, based on business requirements

Enclosed a PDF, created by Ingo Hilgefort (Director Solution Management at SAP), which describes on a very detailed level how to select the right SAP Business Objects BI Client product. Within the PDF a distinction is made regarding selecting based on your audience based on product capabilities based on your...

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Product Availability Reports (PAR) for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0

A PAR (Products Availability Report) or SAP BusinessObjects Supported Platforms document is the official guide to the current and future product offerings of SAP BusinessObjects. The Supported Platforms document provides estimates of product availability, but does not commit SAP BusinessObjects to the dates or products specified within. The Supported Platforms document is...

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How to Restore (7.x) Query into Older (3.x) Version

Once older version (3.x) queries are migrated into latest version (7.0) queries, they can be restored (set back) to the 3.x version. The backup for any query created in 3.x will be taken when first opened for editing in 7.0 Query Designer. This backup contains the last change done to...

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Prevent automatic migration of 3.x queries to version 7.0

Once you’ve migrated a 3.x query to version 7.0, you can’t alter it anymore within a 3.x query designer, as a 7.0 query is not downward compatible. (Even though you can still execute a migrated 7.0 query with a 3.x BEx Analyzer/Query designer, you aren’t able to alter it anymore)...

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Check version of BW frontend applications

If you need to find out which version of the SAP Gui or SAP BEx analyzer is being used (so you get an idea of how many PC’s needed to be upgraded/patched), the content of table RSFEC (BW frontend check) can be very helpfull. In the example above you can...

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