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Ingo Hilgefort

Integrating

SAP*

BusinessObjects

Bl Platform 4-x with SAP NetWeaver*

5 Central Management Server File Repository Tier Services Processing Server Publication and Intelligence Agent Publishing 1.3.3.6.3 Tools Central Management Console Central Configuration Manager Tool Lifecycle Management 1.6.4.5 1.6 SAP SAP 26 26 27 29 30 32 33 BusinessObjects Analysis BusinessObjects Explorer Layer for Integration with SAP Semantic 1.2 1.2 SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (formerly Xcelsius) 1.1 1.5.5.5 1.6.4.6.5 BusinessObjects Bl Client Tools SAP Crystal Reports 1.4 Platform Service 1.2 User Interaction Bl Tools and Clients 22 22 22 23 23 23 24 24 24 25 25 Services 25 1.3 1.1 1.7 1.1 1.4 1.2 1.6 Landscapes 33 33 34 35 35 35 Data Connectivity SAP Authentication BW Publisher Content Administration Workbench SAP NetWeaver Portal —Knowledge Management Templates and SAP NetWeaver Portal —iView 1.7 Sample iViews Lifecycle Management with 35 CTS+ 36 36 Summary .5.4.5.5.4 1.6.3 SAP 1.6.4.4 1.1 1.5.3.1 1.4.6 Components 1.3 1.Contents Introduction 15 1.2 1.6.3 Management 1.

6 SSO Token Service Part of SAP BusinessObjects 2.4 SAP NetWeaver—Server-Side 2.2 Verifying Your SAP Landscape SAP BusinessObjects—Server-Side Installation 2.1 2.3.5 Single Sign-On User Authorization 2.3 2. Edition for 64 Microsoft Office 2.2.3 Configuration 66 67 68 68 69 70 70 70 Server Patch Level Supported Platforms ABAP Transport 2.3.5.3.4.2.5 Integrating SAP BusinessObjects and SAP NetWeaver Configuration of SAP Authentication 2.1 Reports 2.5.1 2.3.2 BusinessObjects Connectivity for SAP Layer Terms Landscapes using BICS 132 133 135 137 Direct Access to SAP NetWeaver BW Relational Access to SAP NetWeaver BW .2 38 39 40 Technical Prerequisites Installation Routine Installation 41 52 54 57 60 2.6 120 129 Summary 3.5.2 Setting up the Publishing Process for SAP Crystal 2.5.1 3.2 2.4 2.3.3.4 2011 79 Viewing Reports within the SAP System Frontend 102 103 Publishing Summary Hosting SAP BEx BusinessObjects Configuring the Web 2.4.5.5 SAP SAP SAP SAP BusinessObjects BusinessObjects BusinessObjects Dashboards Live Office Bl Platform Client Tools 62 BusinessObjects Analysis.1 SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise SAP 2.2 2.s»ws»is«i»i»»wj»iswii p«^w^^^^^ilgst 2.3 BusinessObjects-Client-Side 2.3 2.2 3.4 2.4.3 SAP Data 3.4.5 Applications in SAP 104 as 2.1 2.3.1 Semantic Layer Technology Semantic 131 3.5.4.

1.2 .2 5.3 Data Connectivity Your First Overview Data-Level Security Editor Report with SAP Creating Crystal Reports 191 2011 and SAP ERP 4.2..5 139 143 Recommendation for SAP ERP Access 147 147 Summary ^^^WPW^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^H Era fdiMfflM Wi mSuVvw^ww R(SSBIPlual39pi^ » * wimBmifa^ 4.3. 149 151 Enterprise 151 4.4 Relational Access to SAP ECC 3.4.3 5.3 Supported and Unsupported SAP NetWeaver BW Elements for SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise Creating Your First Report with SAP Crystal Report for Enterprise and SAP NetWeaver BW SAP ERP 151 156 170 185 185 188 4..6 5.2 4.4.4 SAP BusinessObjects Your First Creating Intelligence Report for SAP NetWeaver BW(BICS) SAP NetWeaver BW (Relational Web and SAP ERP 207 208 Creating Your First Report for Universe) 215 .2.2 SAP Crystal Reports 2011 or SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise Crystal Reports for Enterprise and SAP NetWeaver BW 4.4 Crystal Reports for Enterprise and Crystal Reports 2011 and SAP ERP SAP 4.1 Data Connectivity Overview for SAP Crystal Reports for 4.1 SAP BW 201 202 NetWeaver BW 203 Elements 5.1.1 4.2 Supported and Unsupported SAP SAP 5.2.3 Recommendation for SAP NetWeaver BW Data Connectivity 3.3.1 4.1 3.3 4.5 Migrating Reports Summary from SAP Crystal Reports 2008 to SAP Crystal 195 200 for Enterprise 4.1 BusinessObjects Web Intelligence and Data Connectivity Overview 5.4.4.

1.1 224 227 5.6 Summary 6.2 7.3 Data Connectivity and Overview SAP NetWeaver BW Elements 229 231 Supported Unsupported Creating Your First Workbook in SAP BusinessObjects Analysis.1 8.4 262 8.4 Summary 7.5 Migration to 4.5.3.1 7. 252 .1 Your First Dashboard with SAP BusinessObjects 272 Dashboards SAP BusinessObjects BusinessObjects Dashboards and Direct Access 272 via SAP NetWeaver BW 8.3 247 Supported and Unsupported Creating Edition for OLAP SAP NetWeaver BW Elements 248 Your First Workbook in SAP BusinessObjects Analysis.3 SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards and SAP ERP 271 Creating 8.1. 236 246 Edition for Microsoft Office 6.1 SAP 8.2 SAP Dashboards and Direct Access to SAP NetWeaver BW via SAP 8.2 BusinessObjects Dashboards Data and SAP NetWeaver BW 263 263 Connectivity and Overview SAP NetWeaver BW Supported Elements Unsupported 265 8.2 6.1 6.x from SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence XI 3.4 BusinessObjects 282 290 Summary .2 8.3. 7.

3.1 11.1 SAP 9.2 9.1.3 SAP Dashboards and Bl Web Services 322 328 10.2 Configuring 11.1.2.2 11.1.2 11.1 BusinessObjects System Configuring the SAP 337 Deploying and Cryptographic 338 Library 11.3.2.2 Using SAP Office Live Office and Bl Web Services 311 BusinessObjects BusinessObjects Dashboards and SAP BusinessObjects Live 312 10.4 Summary ^^^•^^^^^^^^^^^••^^^^^•^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^B^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ffi^^^^^^^^^^^S 10.2 BusinessObjects Explorer Data and SAP NetWeaver BW 291 291 Connectivity Overview Supported and Unsupported Elements SAP NetWeaver BW 293 9.9.3 11.1 9.1 SAP 297 BusinessObjects Explorer and Relational Access 298 309 to SAP NetWeaver BW 9.2.3 Configuring Trust 11.2.3 Generating PSE Files Importing the Certificate File with Trust 339 Manager 341 .1 10.3.3.4 Your SAP Server for Server-Side Trust SAP 332 Cryptographic 333 333 335 Configuring Configuring Your SAP Profile Parameters Trust Configuring the Manager for Server-Side Additional Profile Parameters 337 11.2 329 330 331 Server-Side Trust Components Steps to Configure Server-Side Trust 11.3 BusinessObjects Explorer and SAP ERP Creating Your First SAP BusinessObjects Explorer SAP 296 I nformation Space 9.4 Summary 11.1 Deploying and Configuring the Library 11.1 What Is Server-Side Trust? 11.1.

1 Steps to Validate the Configuration 13.3 Summary 13.1.2.3 395 396 397 397 Tracing Services Data Connectivity based on Bl Consumer 398 13.3.5 11.3 12.2.2.2.2.3.1 Bl Content with SAP NetWeaver Portal iViews 12.7 11.2.5 SAP BusinessObjects-Configuration Steps Bl Launch Pad and SAP NetWeaver Create Your First iView 376 Integration of the Portal 379 12.1.2 Tracing .4 11.1 12.3.8 Configuring BusinessObjects 347 353 Options Web in the Central Management Console SAP 11.1 12.2 12.5 Validating Metadata the Results 414 415 415 415 416 Validating 13.2 363 363 Technical Prerequisites SAP NetWeaver Portal — Configuration Steps 364 374 12.3 12.3 Single Sign-On and Authentication 13.1 Steps to Validate the Configuration 13.1.3.2.2 Tracing for SAP BusinessObjects Services and Applications Data Connectivity 13.2 Tracing SAP Crystal Reports 2011 Data Connectivity 13.3.2.1.3.3.2 Bl Content with 12.4 Creating Publications with SAP Crystal Reports and BusinessObjects 11.11.1.2.6 SNC Access Control List 344 345 346 Services Importing Granting SNC SAP Server PSE Files Access to the PSE File SAP 11.4 12.5 Intelligence 355 362 Summary 12.4 Knowledge Management 381 382 382 384 390 393 Technical SAP Prerequisites NetWeaver Portal-Configuration Steps Your Setting Up Repository Using the Repository Manager 12.4 13.1 13.

2 13.1 Summary 427 429 The Author Index .5.1 13.6 Performance 13.5 Publications 13.4.2 SAP Crystal Reports to Validate the 2011 416 416 417 417 Steps Configuration Tracing 13.6.4.2 Steps to Validate the Configuration 417 418 419 419 420 421 Tracing General Performance Considerations BEx 13.5.1 13.6.1 13.13.4 Publishing 13.7 Query Design Summary 14.