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Contents

Chapter 1

Getting Started........................................................................................................................5 About this guide.......................................................................................................................5 Constraints..............................................................................................................................5 Related Information..................................................................................................................6 Planning Information.................................................................................................................6 Further Useful Links.................................................................................................................7 SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Overview............................................................................9 Key components of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise..............................................................9 System landscape .................................................................................................................11 Overall implementation sequence...........................................................................................11 Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise....................................................13 Single-machine deployment....................................................................................................13 Upgrade installation................................................................................................................13 Multiple-server deployments..................................................................................................14 Client-server configurations....................................................................................................15 Integrating into ERP systems..................................................................................................17 Integration with SAP..............................................................................................................17 Integration with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne...........................................................................19 Integration with PeopleSoft Enterprise...................................................................................19 Integration with Siebel............................................................................................................20 Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS)......................................................................21 Solution-Wide Topics............................................................................................................23 Rebranding in SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0...........................................................23 New to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0.....................................................................24 Setting up the Connection Server to allow for other database access....................................25 To set up the Connection Server to allow for other database access on Windows.................25 To set up the Connection Server to allow for other database access on UNIX.......................25

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Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. which provides information about the key components and how they fit in with other products and the overall system landscape. its components. This guide provides an overview of the documentation available for this product. and its scenarios from a technical perspective.1 About this guide This Master Guide is the central starting point for the technical implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.1 Constraints • The business scenarios presented here serve as examples of how you can use SAP software in your company. 1. Whether you are new to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise or an experienced administrator. this document will help you find the information you need.1. Make sure you check your own requirements and 5 2010-11-05 . Use the Master Guide to get an overview of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. It refers you to the required detailed documentation. Solution-Wide Topics. which lists the most common installation scenarios and where to go for more information about each one. which provides information about the various documents referred to in this master guide. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. The Master Guide is a planning tool that helps you design your system landscape. SAP Documentation Types. These business scenarios are intended only as models and will not necessarily run the same way in your unique system landscape. which lists topics affecting all deployment scenarios.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Getting Started Getting Started This section describes the purpose of this guide and provides a list of essential resources. 1. mainly: • • • • Installation guides for individual components Configuration and administration documentation SAP Library documentation Release notes The Master Guide consists of the following sections: • • • • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Overview.

This means that additional software dependencies might exist without being mentioned explicitly in this document. Included in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Planning Guide.com/instguides on the SAP Service Marketplace. Latest versions of installation and upgrade guides Detailed information about planning your SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise deployment General information about SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise SAP Business Maps . Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation.2. You can find more information on component-specific software dependencies in the corresponding installation guides. which is available at http://ser vice. 1. it describes where to find those instructions. It does not include detailed instructions.com/bosap-support Included in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Also note that this guide is intended to provide the resources you'll need for installing and managing your deployment of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.information about applications and business scenarios 6 2010-11-05 . rather than its subordinate components.sap. 1.com/businessmaps on the SAP Service Marketplace. This master guide focuses on the overall technical implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. see the following content on SAP Service Marketplace: Content Location on SAP Service Marketplace Visit http://service.sap.sap. We also recommend that you test these scenarios thoroughly in your test systems to ensure they are complete and free of errors before going live.2 Related Information This section provides a list of the key resources mentioned in this guide. which is available at http://service.sap. Getting Started • • system resources to determine whether these scenarios can be used productively at your site.1 Planning Information For more information about planning topics not covered in this guide.com/bosap-support Visit http://service.

sap.sap.2 Further Useful Links The following table lists further useful links to the SAP Service Marketplace: 7 2010-11-05 .com/sp-stacks on the SAP Service Marketplace. which is available at http://service.sap. which is available at http://service. Visit http://service.com/bosap-support. Authorization Web Application Deployment High Availability Performance Information about Support Package Stacks. latest software versions and patch level requirements 1.sap. Visit http://www.sdn.com/bosap-support.com/platforms on the SAP Service Marketplace.com/irj/sdn/ha on the SAP Service Marketplace.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Getting Started Content Released platforms and technology-related topics such as maintenance strategies and language support Location on SAP Service Marketplace Visit http://service.sap.2. Included in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation.sap. Included in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. Included in the “Setting Rights” chapter and the “Rights” appendix of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. which is available at http://service. Network security Included in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. which is available at http://service.com/bosap-support.com/bosap-support.sap.

Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. See the Business Objects Downloads section at http://service. SAP Notes search Docupedia SAP Business Objects Community SAP Software Distribution Center (software download and ordering of software) Ramp-up Knowledge Transfer. notes for SAP BusinessObjects products are provided in the release notes.com/rkt. Available at http://www.sap. 8 2010-11-05 . For future updates of this information.role-specific Learning Maps See the SAP BusinessObjects section at http://service.sap.sap. see SAP Note #1520072 at "https://service.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Available at https://cw.sap.com/irj/boc.com/sap/support/notes/1520072".com/cw/communi ty/docupedia.sdn.com/swdc.sdn. or SAP Online Knowledge Products (OKPs) .sap. Getting Started Content Location on SAP Service Marketplace For this release.

and reliable solution for delivering powerful. Whether it is used for distributing weekly sales reports. SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise provides a solution for increasing end-user productivity and reducing administrative efforts. SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise delivers tangible benefits that extend across and beyond the organization. extranet. available on the SAP Marketplace at http://service. 2. SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Overview SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Overview SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise is a flexible.com/bosap-support. providing customers with personalized service offerings. analysis. and provides resources for further information. interactive reports to end users via any web application—intranet. see the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. and information delivery. It also provides a general roadmap for installing and configuring SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. or integrating critical information into corporate portals. Internet. or corporate portal. As an integrated suite for reporting. scalable. SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise 9 2010-11-05 . This section provides a general description of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise architecture and key components.1 Key components of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise This section provides an overview of all required and optional software components and supporting systems used by SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. Component Relevance Mandatory for all business scenarios. Includes the following essential subcomponents: • Central Management Console (CMC) • Central Configuration Manager (CCM) • Repository Diagnostic Tool • BusinessObjects Software Inventory Tool • Upgrade management tool For detailed descriptions of these subcomponents.sap.

SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Overview Component Relevance Installed with SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. Also used to backup BI content. BI workspaces are customizable interfaces for amalgamating information and delivering it to users. Optional. A data visualization software that enables users to create dynamic and interactive dashboards. which can then be published and shared via the BI launch pad. see the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. migrating from a development to a production environment). Interactive Analysis documents.com/bosap-support. Optional. A tool for migrating content between deployments of the same version (for example. 10 2010-11-05 . Tool for creating reports. BI launch pad Provides access to the following applications (when you have the appropriate licences): • SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis • SAP BusinessObjects Interactive Analysis • SAP BusinessObjects Explorer • BI workspaces BI workspaces Optional. Previously known as Web Intelligence. Previously known as Dashboard Builder. and organize them to suit your preferences.sap. and other objects. Previously known as Xcelsius. Lifecycle Manager SAP BusinessObjects Interactive Analysis SAP BusinessObjects Dashboard Design SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise WDeploy tool For detailed information. available on the SAP Marketplace at http://service. Used to access Crystal reports. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. Optional.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Mandatory for configuration between servers and clients.

For information about specific implementation scenarios. • For upgrade installations. • Tuning and performance. “Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise”. The administrator guide is available on the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. you need to perform the following steps: 1. Refer to the Data Access Guide for details. see the following section. Installation • Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Planning Guide for planning advice. 2. you should also consult the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise What's New Guide and the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Upgrade Guide. 11 2010-11-05 . Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide for details.sap. and to learn how its key components work together. Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide for details. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide for details. • Authentication configuration.com/bosap-support. read the “Architecture” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. • Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Installation Guide for instructions for all installation scenarios. Widgets are mini-applications that allow easy and fast access to frequently used functions and provide visual information from your desktop. Configuration • Web application deployment. and checklists. • Connectivity configuration. Refer to the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide for details. • Security configuration for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. deployment scenarios. widgets for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise 2. 2.3 Overall implementation sequence To implement SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Overview Component Relevance Optional.2 System landscape For a detailed description of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise system landscape.

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This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.2 Upgrade installation It's possible to upgrade from one major release of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise to another without installing any additional service packs or fixpacks. • The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide: Read the “Complete deployment” section under “Sample deployment scenarios”. 3. The following scenarios are described in this section: • • • • • Single-machine deployment Upgrade installation Multiple-server deployments Client-server configurations Integrating into ERP systems Note that every organization has unique requirements. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise This section provides the most common business scenarios for an implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.1 Single-machine deployment The simplest deployment scenario is a full installation on a single machine. For example. you can upgrade to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. These scenarios are provided only as a guideline for planning your own implementation.0 from any of the following previous releases: • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3. For detailed instructions on how to complete this type of deployment.0 • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI Release 2 Service Pack 2 and above 13 2010-11-05 . Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. consult the following resources: • The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Installation Guide: Instructions for a full installation are provided in the “To run the setup program” topic of the “Interactive Installation” section. 3.1 • BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3. and that your implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise should be tailored to your needs.

For configuration information. it presents the following upgrade options: • Side-by-side installation: install the new version. consult the documents described in the “SAP Documentation Types” section for upgrades. If you are performing an upgrade installation. Your deployment may employ a unique combination of configuration strategies. • • Distributing services across multiple back-end servers • 14 2010-11-05 . under “Sample deployment scenarios”.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. see the “Server arrangements” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. a side-by-side installation will be performed. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. leaving the previously installed version intact.3 Multiple-server deployments For more complex deployments of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. If the setup program detects a previously installed version of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise client tools. This option provides an easy way to upgrade SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. and a stand-alone client tools installation program must be used to install the new client tools. you can distribute the workload across multiple servers. see the “Server arrangements” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise When the setup program detects a previously installed version of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. You can then use the Upgrade management tool to copy content from the previous installation to the new one. although system performance may be degraded if both are running at once. Clustering options are covered in the “Choosing a server location” and “Custom” or “Expand” topics of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Installation Guide. • Upgrade installation: install the new version. The “Server Administration” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Related Topics • Upgrade 3. A system can host more than one version of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. but here are a few common methods you may want to use: Configuration Resources • Setting up a cluster of Central Management Servers (CMSs) For configuration information. with no server software components. then remove the previously installed version. under “Sample deployment scenarios”.

under “Sample deployment scenarios”. Configuring multihomed servers • • Setting up a firewall between servers • 3. or a load balancer. For information about these options. For Web clients. “Configuring SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise for firewalls”. see the “Desktop client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. see the “Configuring SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise for firewalls” section of the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. You can configure desktop clients to run across a firewall.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. For configuration information. see the “Security” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. or to use SSL encryption or single sign-on authentication. The “Configuring a multihomed machine” topic in the “Server Administration” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Configuration Resources • For configuration information. in the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. For detailed information about firewalls. a reverse proxy. under “Sample deployment scenarios”. single sign-on authentication. you can set up SSL encryption.4 Client-server configurations SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise provides a number of options for configuring communication between clients and server components to ensure the security of your system. consult the following documentation resources: Configuration Resources • Desktop client to server with a firewall For configuration information. • 15 2010-11-05 . see the “Server arrangements” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. under “Sample deployment scenarios”.

For configuration information. see the “Managing Web Application Container Servers (WACS)” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. For configuration information.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. see the “Desktop client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. see the “Desktop client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. Single sign-on content in the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. For configuration information. Additional SSL configuration settings in the “Managing Web Application Container Servers (WACS)” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. “Configuring servers for SSL”. see the “Web client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. “Configuring servers for SSL”. under “Sample deployment scenarios”. See the “Enabling Trusted Authentication” section in the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Single sign-on content in the “Authentication” chapter of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. see the “Web client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. under “Sample deployment scenarios”. Desktop client to server with SSL encryption • • • Desktop client to server with single sign-on authentication • • • Trusted authentication • Web client with SSL encryption • • Web client with single sign-on authentication • 16 2010-11-05 . under “Sample deployment scenarios”. For information about single sign-on using Kerberos or LDAP authentication. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Configuration Resources • For configuration information. in the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. under “Sample deployment scenarios”. in the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide.

5 Integrating into ERP systems In previous SAP BusinessObjects releases. “Configuring reverse proxy servers for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise web applications”. “Installation”. integration solutions for ERP systems were available as distinct product offerings. see the “Web client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. • Web tier with reverse proxy • • Web tier with load balancer • Split web tier with SSL (Java only) • 3. All the integration features and components have now been integrated into the core SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise product. 17 2010-11-05 . under “Sample deployment scenarios”. in the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. see the “Web client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. see the “Web client to server” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. workflows. in the “Managing Web Application Container Servers (WACS)” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. under “Sample deployment scenarios”.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. For configuration information. and “Post-Installation” chapters in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Installation Guide. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Configuration Resources • For configuration information. in the “Managing Web Application Container Servers (WACS)” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Configuring WACS to work with a load balancer. Configuring WACS to work with reverse proxy. For configuration information.1 Integration with SAP Topic Resource Installation prerequisites. under “Sample deployment scenarios”.5. and post-installation See the “Preparation”. 3. Documentation for working with the various supported ERP environments in provided below.

This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. SAP relational data sources. See the “Specific firewall guidelines for SAP integration” section in the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Topic Resource Deploying SAP BusinessObjects Web Applications Setting up SAP authentication and configuring single sign-on See the “Overview of web application deployment” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. “Reporting with SAP”. and “Reporting off SAP Data” topics in the “Integrating business applications with Crystal Reports” section of the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 User Guide. See the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. configuring server-side trust Configuration batch reporting. See the “Integrating with SAP”. and reporting off SAP data 18 2010-11-05 . See the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Configuring firewalls for SAP integration Integration with BW SNC configurations. multi-pass publications Configuring SAP transport files Configuring SAP authorizations Working with Crystal reports in SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse and SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Designing publications intended for SAP recipients Reporting with SAP BW. See the “Designing publications for SAP recipients” section in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise User Guide. See the “Working with reports in an integrated environment” section of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise User Guide.

Deploying Web Applications Configuring authentication (including third-party single sign-on) Configuring firewalls.0 Installation Guide. post-installation See the “Preparation”.3 Integration with PeopleSoft Enterprise Topic Guide Prerequisites.0 Administrator Guide.0 Administrator Guide.0 Web Application Deployment Guide. See the “Overview of web application deployment” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. installing. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.5. Deploying Web Applications 19 2010-11-05 . “Installation”. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise 3. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. installing.2 Integration with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Topic Guide Prerequisites.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.0 Web Application Deployment Guide. post-installation See the “Preparation”. See the “Integrating business applications with Crystal Reports” chapter of the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 User Guide.0 Administrator Guide.5. and “PostInstallation” sections of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. “Installation”. See the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. required port settings Configuring SSL Reporting off JD Edwards data in SAP Crystal Reports 3. and “PostInstallation” sections of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0 Installation Guide. See the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. See the “Overview of web application deployment” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.

5. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. and “PostInstallation” sections of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. Deploying Web Applications Configuring authentication (including third-party single sign-on) Configuring firewalls.0 Administrator Guide. required port settings Configuring SSL Reporting off PeopleSoft Enterprise data in SAP Crystal Reports Configuring the EPM Security Bridge 3.4 Integration with Siebel Topic Resource Prerequisites.0 Administrator Guide. See the “Overview of web application deployment ”chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. installing. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Topic Guide Configuring authentication (including third-party single sign-on) See the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. See the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. See the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0 Administrator Guide. post-installation See the “Preparation”.0 Administrator Guide. See the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.0 Administrator Guide. Configuring firewalls. See the “Integrating business applications with Crystal Reports” chapter of the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 User Guide. “Installation”.0 Web Application Deployment Guide. See the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0 Installation Guide. required port settings 20 2010-11-05 .0 Administrator Guide.

See the “Overview of web application deployment” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide. “Installation”. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. See the “Specific firewall guidelines for Oracle EBS integration” section in the “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise” chapter in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide.0 Administrator Guide. and “PostInstallation” chapters in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Installation Guide. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. workflows. Reporting off Siebel data in SAP Crystal Reports Configuring a Siebel integration project Setting up an SAP Crystal Reports menu in your Siebel system Configuring Context Sensitivity for Siebel reports 3. See the “Integrating business applications with Crystal Reports” chapter of the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 User Guide. and post-installation Deploying SAP BusinessObjects Web Applications Setting up Oracle EBS authentication and configuring single sign-on See the “Preparation”. Configuring firewalls for Oracle EBS integration 21 2010-11-05 .This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.0 Administrator Guide.5 Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Topic Resource Installation prerequisites. See the “Authentication” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.5.0 Administrator Guide.0 Administrator Guide. See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Topic Resource Configuring SSL See the “Supplementary Configurations for ERP Environments” chapter of the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.

This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. 22 2010-11-05 . Business Scenarios for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Topic Resource Working with SAP Crystal Reports See the “Integrating with Oracle E-Business Suite” topic in the “Integrating business applications with Crystal Reports” section of the SAP Crystal Reports 2011 User Guide.

1 Rebranding in SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. Analytics BI Widgets Crystal Reports Viewer Dashboard Builder Import Wizard Information Designer InfoView Query as a Web Service (QaaWS) Now known as.. If you are familiar with previous versions of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.. it is important to understand the changes that have been made to various component and product names. followed by its current name in SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.. 4. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation..This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.0 This release of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise includes several rebranding changes. modules widgets for SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise SAP Crystal Reports viewer BI workspaces upgrade management tool information design tool BI launch pad Web services query tool 23 2010-11-05 . The following table lists the previous name of each component. Solution-Wide Topics Solution-Wide Topics This section provides information about general issues that may affect all implementations.0: Previously known as.

or Dashboard Design.. This product is the successor to BusinessObjects Voyager and is a premium web-based OLAP analysis client for business analysts to run ad-hoc OLAP analyses. • SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis. Solution-Wide Topics Previously known as.. and create OLAP workspaces for private usage or sharing with others. Web edition. see the SAP Service Marketplace's Technical Support Lifecycle information at: https://websmp110. translation management tool universe design tool universe design tool desktop edition interactive analysis.sap-ag. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation..de/bosap-lifecycle. SAP BusinessObjects Interactive Analysis is recommended instead of Desktop Intelligence. because this functionality is now provided by the Lifecycle management console. For information. It uses MS Office Add-Ins to allow: ad-hoc multidimensional analysis of OLAP sources in MS Excel.0 SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. and Excel workbook-based application design. consult the SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise User Guide. edition for Microsoft Office.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. This product is a premium alternative to SAP BEx Analyzer which will evolve into a fully-fledged productivity suite for MS Office by converging with SAP BusinessObjects Live Office. Enterprise edition Web Intelligence Xcelsius Enterprise Note: • The Import Wizard allowed you to copy content between systems at the same version. Translation Manager Universe Designer Universe Designer Personal Now known as. 24 2010-11-05 . intuitive creation of BI presentations with MS PowerPoint.0 introduces the following new components: • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise: For more information. • SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis • SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis. • 4. The upgrade management tool does not do this.. or SAP BusinessObjects Interactive Analysis SAP BusinessObjects Dashboard Design XIR4.2 New to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.

Copy your database drivers to the following folder: <install folder>\sap_bobj\enter prise_xi40\dataAccess\connectionServer\jdbc\drivers\ For Oracle.jar file to the following folder: <install folder>\sap_bobj\enterprise_xi40\dataAccess\connectionServer\jd bc\drivers\sqlsrv2008 2. you may need to set up the Connection Server to access other databases.2 To set up the Connection Server to allow for other database access on UNIX 1.3. for example. Restart the Connection Server.3. 4.jar file to the following folder: <install folder>\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. Copy your database drivers to the following folder: <install folder>\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. Solution-Wide Topics For more information about these products. you would copy the sqljdbc4. Restart the Connection Server.0\dataAccess\connec tionServer\jdbc\drivers\sqlsrv2008 2. you would copy the odjbc14.1 To set up the Connection Server to allow for other database access on Windows 1. for example.0\dataAccess\connectionServer\jdbc\drivers\ For Oracle. 25 2010-11-05 .jar file to the following folder: <install folder>\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. This involves updating the drivers for the Connection Server. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. 4. consult the SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis guides. The following steps describe how to set up the Connection Server on Windows and on UNIX.jar file to the following folder: <install folder>\sap_bobj\enterprise_xi40\dataAccess\connectionServer\jd bc\drivers\oracle For Microsoft SQL Server 2008.3 Setting up the Connection Server to allow for other database access After you install SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.0\dataAccess\connectionServ er\jdbc\drivers\oracle For Microsoft SQL Server 2008. you would copy the sqljdbc4. 4. you would copy the odjbc14.

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• Target group: • Technology consultants • Solution consultants • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise administrators or delegated administrators 27 2010-11-05 . see SAP Note #1520072 at "https://service.sap. The security configuration content is provided in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Current version: Located in the SAP Help Portal at help. notes for SAP BusinessObjects products are provided in the release notes. workarounds and additional resources are provided. Located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service.com under Additional Information > Glossary or Terminology (available as a terminology CD).sap. For a comprehensive understanding of security configuration. Note: For this release.com/sap/support/notes/1520072".sap. and “Server Administration”.com/bosap-support. Also available in the SAP-System in transaction STERM.1 Cross-Phase Release Notes The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise release notes provide a comprehensive list of known issues with the product. “Authentication”. The security content describes the settings for a medium security level and offers suggestions for raising security levels. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. • • Target group: Relevant for all target groups. Security Information SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise does not currently have a separate Security Guide. SAP Documentation Types SAP Documentation Types The following is an overview of the most important documentation types that you need in the various phases in the life cycle of an SAP solution. SAPterm SAPterm is SAP's terminology database. • • Target group: Relevant for all target groups. For future updates of this information. 5. as well as many definitions and glossary entries in English and German. It contains SAP-specific vocabulary in over 30 languages. read the following chapters: “Securing SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise”.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Where possible.

and follow-up of an implementation. and so on) when planning your deployment. It helps you consider the characteristics of your organization's current environment (such as operating systems. It does not describe detailed business-related configuration. and it provides useful checklists to walk you through the deployment process.com/instguides • Planning Guide The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Planning Guide helps you plan a successful deployment of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. databases.com/bosap-support. • Target group: • Technology consultants • System administrators • Project teams for implementations Current version: • located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. web servers. 5.sap. • Target group: • Technology consultants • Project teams for implementations Current version: • located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. It provides scenario-specific descriptions of preparation.com/bosap-support • 28 2010-11-05 . This guide also helps you choose an appropriate deployment scenario.sap. • Target group: • Technology consultants • Project teams for implementations Current version: • located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. execution.sap. It also offers references to other resources.2 Implementation Master Guide This master guide is the starting point for implementing an SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise solution.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. It lists the required SAP components and third-party applications that are required for each business scenario. taking into account the combinations of operating systems and databases.com/instguides • Installation Guide The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Installation Guide describes the technical implementation of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.sap. SAP Documentation Types • Current version: • Located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service.

This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. Procedures are provided for common tasks. firewalls. delegated. • Target group: • Solution consultants • Project teams for implementations Current version: • located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. Initial post-installation configuration steps are also provided in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Installation Guide. Familiarity with your operating system and your network environment is beneficial. to assist all levels of administrative experience. • Target group: • Technology consultants • System. including setting up security. this guide aims to provide sufficient background and conceptual information to clarify all administrative tasks and features. and for accomplishing these tasks through the Central Management Console (CMC) in particular.com/bosap-support • User Guide The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise User Guide provides detailed information for working with and managing objects in SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. and maintaining a SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise installation.com/bosap-support • 5.sap. and authentication. • Target group: • Technology consultants • System administrators Current version: • located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service.sap. Conceptual information and technical details are provided for all advanced topics. However.com/bosap-support • 29 2010-11-05 . as is a general understanding of web application server management and scripting technologies. and content administrators • Advanced users with access to administrative features Current version: • located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. SAP Documentation Types Configuration Information Configuration information is provided in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide. Web application deployment information is provided in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Application Deployment Guide.sap.3 Product Operation Administrator Guide The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Administrator Guide is intended for system administrators who are responsible for configuring. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. managing. Information for configuring database connections is provided in the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Data Access Guide.

SAP Documentation Types 5. • Target group: • Technology consultants • Project teams for upgrades Current version: • Located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. • Target group: • Technology consultants • Project teams for upgrades Current version: • Located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service.com/instguides. you must first upgrade to BusinessObjects Enterprise XI Release 2 SP2 or higher before you upgrade to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation.x Note: If you are upgrading from BusinessObjects Enterprise XI Release 2. For SAP BusinessObjects components. XI Release 2 MHF1 or XI Release 2 SP1.0. Service Pack 2 or higher SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.com/instguides. execution. • Upgrade Guide This guide explains how to upgrade your System Data and Business Intelligence content to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. Supported versions of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise are: • • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI Release 2.0 The What's New in SAP BusinessObjects XI 4. It provides scenario-specific descriptions of preparation. the Release Notes document is a collection of known issues and workarounds much like SAP Notes. Note: Many SAP products refer to the What's New document as the Release Notes.sap. • What's New in SAP BusinessObjects XI 4. and follow-up of an upgrade.0 Guide contains short descriptions of new features or changes in an SAP component since the previous release.0 from a supported version of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise. All versions of XI Release 2 SP2 and higher are supported for upgrading to SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4. 30 2010-11-05 .sap.4 Upgrade Upgrade Master Guide The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Upgrade Master Guide is the starting point for upgrading SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage.0.

sap. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. • • Target group: • Java application developers Current version: • Located in the SAP Help Portal at http://help. • Target group: • Java and . scheduling.com/bosap-support. The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Services Administrator's Guide shows you how to configure the deployment of the Web Services provider application. publications. and document scheduling. The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Java SDK Developer Guide explains which JAR files you need to deploy to your development environment.com • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Data Access Developer Documentation The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Data Access Driver Java SDK Developer Guide explains how to develop data access drivers.sap.sap. • 5. as well the common use cases of the SDK through tasks and code examples. The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Data Access Connection Java SDK Developer Guide shows you how to develop a program to manage connections independently of the Data Access layer of SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise.NET consumer APIs to make calls against the Web Services in your custom applications. and perform actions such as user authentication. document and report access.com SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Services Documentation This documentation shows you how to configure and develop against the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Services. and server management within your SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise deployment. The SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Web Services Consumer SDK Developer Guide shows you how to use the provided Java and . • Target group: 31 2010-11-05 . • In the SAP menu of the SAP system under Help > Release information. SAP Documentation Types • Target group: • Consultants • Project teams for upgrades Current version: • Located in the SAP Service Marketplace at http://service. These Web Services allow client applications to remotely interact with objects in your deployment over HTTP.NET Web Services application developers • System administrators Current version: • Located in the SAP Help Portal at http://help.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. document and report access.5 Development SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise Java Developer Documentation This documentation shows you how to create Java applications that handle authentication and security.

com • Crystal Reports Developer Documentation This documentation shows you how to incorporate Crystal reports in to your web applications within an SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise deployment.com 32 2010-11-05 . • Target group: • Web application developers • Report designers Current version: • Located in the SAP Help Portal at http://help. You can use these guides to learn how to add a Crystal report viewer in to your web application and how to programmatically configure report and viewer settings. The Viewers Java SDK Developer Guide and shows you how to create applications that can view Crystal reports. including setting parameter values and database settings. • • Target group: • Java application developers Current version: • Located in the SAP Help Portal at http://help. and delivers the document to the end user in an appropriate viewable format.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. SAP Documentation Types • • Java application developers Current version: • Located in the SAP Help Portal at http://help. and customize the Crystal report viewer settings within your web application. OpenDocument is a web application that processes incoming URL requests for documents and other viewable object types. and modifying the structure of the report.sap. configure Crystal reports.sap.com Viewing Documents Using OpenDocument Guide This guide explains how to construct parameterized URLs with the OpenDocument syntax to link to Business Intelligence (BI) documents in your SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise deployment.sap. The Report Application Server Java SDK Developer Guide shows you how to programmatically create Crystal Reports. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation.

To obtain an ID.sap. a collaborative authoring environment.sap.sdn.sap.com/ Developer resources https://www.com/bosap-instguides Release notes: http://service. https://boc.com/irj/sdn/businessobjects-sdklibrary 33 2010-11-05 .com/releasenotes SAP Help Portal SAP Service Marketplace The SAP Service Marketplace stores certain installation guides. release notes and Supported Platforms documents. and an interactive feedback channel.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. More Information More Information Information Resource Location SAP BusinessObjects product information http://www. contact your customer support representative. If you are redirected to the SAP Service Marketplace from the SAP Help Portal.sap. deployment guides. These guides are listed on the Help Portal accompanied by a link to the SAP Service Marketplace.sap.com/bosap-support > Documentation • • Installation guides: https://service.sdn. upgrade and migration guides. use the menu in the navigation pane on the left to locate the category containing the documentation you want to access.sdn. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation.com/cw/community/docupedia Docupedia Docupedia provides additional documentation resources. You can access the most up-to-date documentation covering all SAP BusinessObjects products and their deployment at the SAP Help Portal.sap. Certain guides are stored on the SAP Service Marketplace and are not available from the SAP Help Portal. http://service. https://cw.sap.com/businessobjects and on the "SAP BusinessObjects Overview" side panel click All Products. Customers with a maintenance agreement have an authorized user ID to access this site.sap.com Navigate to http://help. Contact your customer support representative to obtain an ID. Customers with a maintenance agreement have an authorized user ID to access this site. You can download PDF versions or installable HTML libraries.

com/irj/boc/businessobjects-articles These articles were formerly known as technical papers. To obtain an ID.sap.sdn.com/services/education Training From traditional classroom learning to targeted e-learning seminars.sap.sap. Customers with a maintenance agreement have an authorized user ID to access this site. we can offer a training package to suit your learning needs and preferred learning style. http://www.com/services/bysubject/businessobjectsconsulting Consulting Consultants can accompany you from the initial analysis stage to the delivery of your deployment project. 34 2010-11-05 .com/notes Notes These notes were formerly known as Knowledge Base articles. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. https://service. and customized embedding technology. connectivity.sap. It also has links to a wide range of technical information and downloads. Forums on the SAP Community Network https://www. Expertise is available in topics such as relational and multidimensional databases. database design tools. http://service.com/irj/scn/forums http://www.com/bosap-support Online customer support The SAP Support Portal contains information about Customer Support programs and services.sap.This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. contact your customer support representative.sap. More Information Information Resource Location SAP BusinessObjects articles on the SAP Community Network https://www.sdn.

Index A analytics 23 authentication single sign-on 15 planning 6 F firewalls 14. Find out how you can participate and help to improve our documentation. 7 planning 6 reverse proxy 15 I implementation 11 Import Wizard 23 Information Designer 23 InfoView 23 installation full 13 upgrade 13 Interactive Analysis 23 S SAP 17 SAP BEx Analyzer 24 SAP BusinessObjects Advanced Analysis 24 SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise 9 components 9 SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 24 SAP notes 7 security 6 Siebel 20 single sign-on 15 SSL encryption 15 support packages 6 C clients 15 clustered CMSs 14 components 9 new 24 configuration clients 15 servers 15 Connection Server UNIX 25 Windows 25 Crystal Reports Viewer 23 J JD Edwards 19 L load balancer 15 D Dashboard Builder 23 dashboards 23 Data Federator 23 database access UNIX 25 Windows 25 deployments across multiple servers 14 single machine 13 DSL connections UNIX 25 Windows 25 M master guide 5 modules 23 multihomed servers 14 multiple servers 14 T Translation Manager 23 U Universe Designer 23 upgrade 13 N NetWeaver 17 V Voyager 24 O Oracle 21 overview 5 E EBS 21 EnterpriseOne 19 W Web clients 15 Web Intelligence 23 widgets 23 P PeopleSoft 19 performance 6 35 2010-11-05 .This document is part of a SAP study on PDF usage. 15 Q Query as a Web Service 23 B BI launch pad 23 BI widgets 23 BI workspace 23 BusinessObjects Voyager 24 BW 17 H high availability 6 R resources 6.

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