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Hardware Pre-requisites
a 4 Core
b 16 GB Ram
c 200 GB HDD

Install Oracle XE Database, if you are not using central database to store
your repository
a Unzip oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm.zip
unzip oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm.zip
b As Root User , Install rpm using
rpm -ivh oracle-xe-11.2.0-1.0.x86_64.rpm
c As Root user , run /etc/init.d/oracle-xe configure
For detailed instructions, refer link below.
http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E17781_01/install.112/e18802/toc.htm#X
EINL122

On your Desktop, install XMING software from the link below. Choose all
default options, choose to launch XMING at the end.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/xming/

Open a new putty session, to your server. Under SSH->X11 , Check


Enable X11 forwarding.

Login to your host machine with root. Type xclock on the command line to
check whether XMING is working or not.

Next install Oracle 64 bit client installation


a
b
c

d
e

Extract Oracle64BitClient-linux.tar file in some directory with root


user. In this example, we have extracted it to the folder
/u01/linux.x64_11gR2_client
Add a user called oracle using commands below.
i adduser oracle
ii passwd oracle ( set password for oracle)
create a directory for oracle application called app under the
partition and change owner to oracle
i mkdir /u01/app
ii chown R /u01/app oracle:oracle
Login with oracle in a new putty session for which SSH->X11
Enable X11 forwarding is checked.
Goto installation directory /u01/linux.x64_11gR2_client/client
and run
i sh runInstaller

Oracle will launch GUI Based installer using XMING.

Choose Administrator option for type of installation.

h
i

Go with default selection for Language.


Select directory for oracle client installation. This should be same as
the one which was earlier created for oracle installation.

Go with default selection for inventory and click Finish. Oracle 64 bit
client will get installed.
Post Installation, two scripts have to be run as root for installation to
complete. Run these scripts using a root session.

For BO Installation, you can also refer to the wiki provided by BO.
a http://wiki.scn.sap.com/wiki/display/BOBJ/SAP+BI+4.1+SP01+Installation+
on+Red+Hat+Enterprise+Linux+6.x+Step-by-Step

Create BO User and set environment variables.


a addusr bouser
b passwd bouser ( set appropriate passwd)
c Setup environmental variables ( change as per installation path)
in .bash_profile for bouser. Reexecute the .bash_profile or relogin.
export ORACLE_HOME=/u01/app/oracle/product/11.2.0/client_1
export PATH=$ORACLE_HOME/bin:$PATH

d
e

Setup language settings for BO installation


export LANG=en_US.utf8
export LC_ALL=en_US.utf8
Setup LD_LIBRARY_PATH to include all library folders.
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin:
$ORACLE_HOME/lib:/lib:/usr/lib:/usr/lib64
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH
Setup PATH to include Oracle libraries and other library folders.
PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin:
$ORACLE_HOME/bin:/u01/SAPBO/sap_bobj
export PATH
Setup CLASSPATH to include oracle libraries.
CLASSPATH=$ORACLE_HOME/jlib:$ORACLE_HOME/rdbms/jlib
export CLASSPATH

Setup Ulimits for bouser to allow high number of open files and processes.
This has to be edited using root user.

10 Configure yum to install both 32 and 64 bit libraries by adding the below
line to /etc/yum.conf

11 Install the following libraries and all associated dependencies required by


SAP BO specifically. It is critical that all these libraries are upto date and
available in LD_LIBRARY_PATH before starting BO installation, else the
installation will fail. Also install these packages using yum and not
downloaded ones from outside.
yum
yum
yum
yum
yum

install
install
install
install
install

compat-libstdc++-33.i686
compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6.x86_64
glibc.i686
libstdc++.i686
libX11-1.5.0-4.el6.i686

yum install libXext-1.3.1-2.el6.i686


included one more package yum install glibc-devel-2.12-1.132.el6_5.4.i686.rpm

12 Check all the above once again before proceeding the installation by
running the below commands:
cat /etc/redhat-release
ulimit
locale
rpm -qa compat-libstdc++*
rpm -qa glibc
rpm -qa libstdc++
rpm -qa libX11

13 Make entries for the BO server and the database server in /etc/hosts. The
BO server entry should be same as the hostname and ipaddress of the BO
server.

14 Make an entry in tnsnames.ora for the database server.

15 Create the installation directory for BO installation and change owner to


bouser
a Cd /u01
b mkdir SAPBO
c chown -R bouser SAPBO
16 Go to installation directory
a Cd
/u01/installationExes/BO/51048295/DATA_UNITS/BusinessObjectsSer
ver_lnx
b ./setup.sh
c

d.

e.

Press Enter to Continue

Press Enter to Continue

Installing Tomcat and not installing database, Press Enter.

Choose Oracle as CMS Type

Choose Oracle as Auditing Database type.

Node name is same as host name (picks up by default)

Once the installation is done Press Enter.


To Trigger Explorer Use Following path :
/
u01/installationExes/BO/SBOP_EXPLORER_4.1_SP4_MULTIOS__DL__/DATA_U
NITS/Explorer_lnx
Then ./setup.sh

Press Enter