Data Services Release Notes

BusinessObjects Data Services XI 3.1 (12.1.1.0)

Copyright

© 2008 Business Objects, an SAP company. All rights reserved. Business Objects owns the following U.S. patents, which may cover products that are offered and licensed by Business Objects: 5,295,243; 5,339,390; 5,555,403; 5,590,250; 5,619,632; 5,632,009; 5,857,205; 5,880,742; 5,883,635; 6,085,202; 6,108,698; 6,247,008; 6,289,352; 6,300,957; 6,377,259; 6,490,593; 6,578,027; 6,581,068; 6,628,312; 6,654,761; 6,768,986; 6,772,409; 6,831,668; 6,882,998; 6,892,189; 6,901,555; 7,089,238; 7,107,266; 7,139,766; 7,178,099; 7,181,435; 7,181,440; 7,194,465; 7,222,130; 7,299,419; 7,320,122 and 7,356,779. Business Objects and its logos, BusinessObjects, Business Objects Crystal Vision, Business Process On Demand, BusinessQuery, Cartesis, Crystal Analysis, Crystal Applications, Crystal Decisions, Crystal Enterprise, Crystal Insider, Crystal Reports, Crystal Vision, Desktop Intelligence, Inxight and its logos , LinguistX, Star Tree, Table Lens, ThingFinder, Timewall, Let There Be Light, Metify, NSite, Rapid Marts, RapidMarts, the Spectrum Design, Web Intelligence, Workmail and Xcelsius are trademarks or registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries of Business Objects and/or affiliated companies. SAP is the trademark or registered trademark of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. All other names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Business Objects products in this release may contain redistributions of software licensed from third-party contributors. Some of these individual components may also be available under alternative licenses. A partial listing of third-party contributors that have requested or permitted acknowledgments, as well as required notices, can be found at: http://www.businessobjects.com/thirdparty 2008-11-28

Third-party Contributors

Contents
Chapter 1 About Data Services XI 3.1 5 Documentation set for Data Services..........................................................7 Business Objects information resources.....................................................9 Chapter 2 Compatibility and limitations update 13

Compatibility update..................................................................................14 Limitations update......................................................................................17 Chapter 3 Migration considerations 25

Chapter 4

Resolved issues

27

Chapter 5

Known issues

31

Data Services Release Notes

3

Contents

4

Data Services Release Notes

1 1 .About Data Services XI 3.

This version is a functional release that makes Data Services available on UNIX and Linux in addition to Windows and also includes new features in the following areas: • • • • Enterprise agility (ease of use) Trusted information Operational excellence Enterprise class See the Data Services Release Summary for details about these key features. security. It contains important information about this product release including installation notes. runtime. and data connectivity. management. your organization can transform and improve data anywhere.1. and important information for existing customers.1 Documentation set for Data Services Welcome to BusinessObjects Data Services XI 3. To obtain the latest version of Data Services documentation including the most up-to-date version of these Release Notes. details regarding the latest resolved and known issues.sap. visit the SAP Business Objects Help Portal at (http://help. Maintenance Installation This version may be installed as a new instance of Data Services or may be used as an update over an existing Data Services or Data Integrator instance in the same installation directory. read this entire document. You can have a single environment for development.1.com/) and follow the appropriate product guide links. version 12. Related Topics • • • Compatibility update on page 14 Limitations update on page 17 Migration considerations on page 25 6 Data Services Release Notes . Before installing your Business Objects software.1 About Data Services XI 3. please follow the instructions in your Data Services Installation Guide for Windows. For a full installation. Data Services will replace the binaries of installed components and reuse the configurations that you selected in the prior installation.1. Data Services combines industry-leading data quality and integration into one platform. With Data Services. Note that for an installation over an existing version.

Information about and procedures for installing Data Services in a UNIX environment. Information about how to use Data Services Administrator Release Summary Release Notes Getting Started Guide Installation Guide for Windows Installation Guide for UNIX Advanced Development Guide Designer Guide Integrator's Guide Management Console: Administrator Guide Data Services Release Notes 7 . Also provides information about how to install.1 Documentation set for Data Services 1 • • Resolved issues on page 27 Known issues on page 31 Documentation set for Data Services You should become familiar with all the pieces of documentation that relate to your Data Services product. Document Documentation Map What this document provides Information about available Data Services books. Guidelines and options for migrating applications including information on multi-user functionality and the use of the central repository for version control Information about how to use Data Services Designer Information for third-party developers to access Data Services functionality. and use the Data Services Adapter for JMS. configure. and locations Highlights of key features in this Data Services release Important information you need before installing and deploying this version of Data Services An introduction to Data Services Information about and procedures for installing Data Services in a Windows environment.About Data Services XI 3. languages.

8 Data Services Release Notes .D. Edwards • Supplement for Oracle Applications • Supplement for PeopleSoft • Supplement for Siebel • Supplement for SAP A step-by-step introduction to using Data Services Migration Considerations Guide Performance Optimization Guide Reference Guide Technical Manuals Tutorial In addition. you may need to refer to several Adapter Guides and Supplemental Guides.1 Documentation set for Data Services Document Management Console: Metadata Reports Guide What this document provides Information about how to use Data Services Metadata Reports Information about: • Release-specific product behavior changes from earlier versions of Data Services to the latest release • How to migrate from Data Quality to Data Services Information about how to improve the performance of Data Services Detailed reference material for Data Services Designer A compiled “master” PDF of core Data Services books containing a searchable master table of contents and index: • Getting Started Guide • Installation Guide for Windows • Installation Guide for UNIX • Designer Guide • Reference Guide • Management Console: Metadata Reports Guide • Management Console: Administrator Guide • Performance Optimization Guide • Advanced Development Guide • Supplement for J.1 About Data Services XI 3.

Edwards OneWorld Supplement for Oracle Ap.D. education. and use the Data Services Salesforce.com Adapter Interface Information about license-controlled interfaces between Data Services and J. and SAP BI/BW Information about the license-controlled interface between Data Services and Siebel Supplement for SAP Supplement for Siebel Business Objects information resources A global network of Business Objects technology experts provides customer support. and consulting to ensure maximum business intelligence benefit to your business.D. Edwards World and J.D.1 Business Objects information resources 1 Document Salesforce.com Adapter Interface Supplement for J.About Data Services XI 3.Information about the license-controlled interface between Data Services and Oracle Applications plications Supplement for PeopleSoft Information about license-controlled interfaces between Data Services and PeopleSoft Information about license-controlled interfaces between Data Services. configure. Useful addresses at a glance: Address Content Data Services Release Notes 9 . Edwards What this document provides Information about how to install. SAP ERP.

Forums on SCN (SAP Community Network) Search the Business Objects forums on the SAP Community Network to learn from other https://www.1 About Data Services XI 3.sdn.com/irj/sdn/businessob Data Services users and start posting questions jects-forums or share your knowledge with the community. and much more. Blueprints Blueprints for you to download and modify to fit your needs. downloads. and custom functions to run the data flows in your environment with only a few modifications.sap. Business Objects can offer a training package to suit your learning needs and preferred learning style.sdn. template tables.sap.sap. additional https://www.com/ provide you with information about how Business Objects can help maximize your business intelligence investment. samples. All conjects-ds tent is to and from the community. and Education Information about Customer Support programs. jobs. services as well as links to technical articles.1 Business Objects information resources Address Content Customer Support.com/irj/boc/blueprints 10 Data Services Release Notes . file formats. Consulting.sap. Consulting services can http://service. http://www.com/irj/sdn/businessob downloads. Data Services Community Get online and timely information about Data Services. sample data. so feel free to join in and contact us if you have a submission. From traditional classroom learning to targeted e-learning seminars. and online forums.sdn. data flows. including tips and tricks. Education services can provide information about training options and modules. Each blueprint contains the necessary Data Services project.

com/bosap-support In the left panel of the window.com https://service. and we will do our best to ensure that your suggestion is considered for the next release of our documentation. documentation@businessobjects. Data Services Release Notes 11 . Click the BusinessObjects Data Services link in the main window. Do you have a suggestion on how we can improve our documentation? Is there something that you particularly like or have found useful? Let us know. http://help. Note: If your issue concerns a Business Objects product and not the documentation.1 Business Objects information resources 1 Address Product documentation Content Business Objects product documentation. Supported platforms documentation Get information about supported platforms for Data Services.About Data Services XI 3. please contact our Customer Support experts. navigate to Documentation > Supported Platforms > BusinessObjects XI 3.1.sap.sap.com/ Documentation mailbox Send us feedback or questions about your Business Objects documentation.

1 About Data Services XI 3.1 Business Objects information resources 12 Data Services Release Notes .

Compatibility and limitations update 2 .

1 • Desktop Intelligence documents versions 6.2 Compatibility and limitations update Compatibility update For the latest detailed compatibility.1. Compatibility update This section describes: • Interoperability with other Business Objects products • List of utilities included in this release • Unsupported (deprecated) Business Objects functionality Interoperability with other Business Objects products Check the Supported Platforms document at http://service. Find Universe Builder documentation in the "Building Universes from Data Integrator Metadata Sources" chapter of the Universe Designer's Guide.5.0.1. and limitations information.1 • Web Intelligence documents versions 6.5. XI 3. XI 3. which you can download from the SAP Business Objects Help Portal at • • 14 Data Services Release Notes . Data Services supports Data Insight 12. XI R2 SP2 or above. XI R2 SP2 or above. XI 3.1. XI 3.sap.1. see the Supported Platforms document at http://service.1 Note: Support for BusinessObjects Enterprise 6.0 and 12. This stand-alone version of Universe Builder will interoperate with BusinessObjects version 6. • The Data Services scheduling functionality is supported with BusinessObjects Enterprise version XI R2 or later versions of the BusinessObjects Enterprise scheduler.sap.5.1.1 is dependent on a valid extended support agreement. XI 3. XI 3.0. XI R2 SP2 or above. XI 3.com/ for the latest updates in compatibility. Data Services is compatible with the following Universe Builder versions: • The stand-alone Universe Builder version 11.0.5. XI R2 SP2 or above.1. • Data Services impact analysis interoperates with: • BusinessObjects universes 6.1 and XI.5 bundled with Data Services 12. XI.0.1 • Business Views XI. availability. XI. XI 3.5.com/.

To access Data Federator data sources with Data Services.0. and XI 3. you can download a DataDirect Connect driver for this purpose from the Diamond technical community at https://boc.0\BusinessObjects Data Services. and OpenAccess is installed in D:\Program Files\OaJdbcBridge): 1. XI 3.1 supported versions.sap. Note: Support for BusinessObjects Enterprise 6. The Universe Builder version bundled with BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R2. make the following modifications (where Data Federator is installed in D:\Program Files\Business Objects\BusinessObjects Data Federator 12. Data Services Release Notes 15 . Add the following OpenAccess jar files to the CLASSPATH environment variable: • D:\ProgramFiles\OaJdbcBridge\jdbc\thindriver. If you want to connect from a UNIX or Linux job server to Microsoft SQL Server for source and target access. • Data Services and Data Federator support Java Virtual Machine for version compatibility. In the OpenAccess configuration file (LINK_DIR\OaJd bcBridge\bin\iwinnt\openrda.1 is dependent on a valid extended support agreement.jar • D:\ProgramFiles\OaJdbcBridge\oajava\oasql. Data Services is installed in D:\Program Files\BusinessObjects XI 3. As an example.dll.sdn.sap. you must modify your OpenAccess environment to use the Java Virtual Machine that ships with Data Services.Compatibility and limitations update Compatibility update 2 • http://help. the path for the JVM must be changed from JVM_DLL_NAME=D:\Program Files\Business Objects\BusinessObjects Data Federator 12\jre\bin\client\jvm.5. Data Federator installs a component called OpenAccess ODBC to JDBC Bridge that requires these modifications. Select BusinessObjects Enterprise as the product and Universe Designer's Guide as the document.com/.dll to JVM_DLL_NAME=D:\Program Files\BusinessObjects XI 3.ini).com/EIM.jar • Data Services supports DataDirect ODBC Drivers to access sources and targets.0\BusinessObjects Data Services\ext\Jre\Bin\client\jvm. 2. Check the Supported Platforms document for versions of Data Direct ODBC drivers that are supported with this release.

1 to support Data Quality address correction functionality. z/OS. is no longer available in Data Services: • Web Services: . Utility ShowA ShowL CaShowL Description Looks up address line information in the US address directories Looks up lastline information in the US address directories Looks up address line information in the Canadian address directories Unsupported (deprecated) Business Objects functionality The following functionality.2 Compatibility and limitations update Compatibility update Included utilities The following utilities are included with Data Services XI 3. is no longer available: • Log-based changed-data capture (CDC) with IBM DB2 UDB for Windows. 16 Data Services Release Notes . and IBM VSAM.Net Deployment • Compound Transforms • Shared options • Unique ID Record Stem support in Candidate Selector • Pre/Post SQL Operations in Reader transform • Per Dataflow Mode in User-Defined transform (use workflow and scripts instead) • Enabling and disabling transforms in a dataflow • Thread and watermark settings on a per-transform basis • Observer transform • Progress Service Transform • Integrated batch API • Admin methods in Message Client API • JIS_Encoding. IMS/DB. which was available with Data Quality XI R2. UTF-32 for flat files • Python methods for User-Defined transform • Generic Per Collection Mode Sort in Sorter transform • DBASE3 file formats The following functionality. which had been available with Data Integrator XI R2 Accelerated.

0) to Data Services XI 3.1) or above on the same machine as BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1) or above. you must first uninstall Data Services XI 3. you must back up your database before you uninstall Data Services. you must Data Services Release Notes 17 . you must use Data Services XI 3. you must first uninstall Data Services and reboot the machine before installing Data Services XI 3.0 or later.1.1 (version 12.0. When upgrading from Data Services XI 3. please also refer to the known issues section before you uninstall Data Services. see the Data Services Installation Guide.1 SP 1 (version 12. After you uninstall 12.0 version 12.1.1 SP1 (version 12.1.0 or XI 3.0. Data Services XI 3. When you install Data Services on the same machine as BusinessObjects Enterprise and reuse the BusinessObjects Enterprise installed version of MySQL or Tomcat. select a different installation location. During installation. the option to reuse the same Tomcat or MySQL instance as BusinessObjects Enterprise is not available.1).1 SP1 (version 12.0.1 version 12. If you are using a version of MySQL that is installed with a previous version of Data Services. For details.1 SP 1 (version 12.0.1.0 or 12.0. If you have Data Services XI 3.0.1 cannot be installed in the same folder as BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3. If you have BusinessObjects Enterprise on the same machine as Data Services.1) or above. When installing Data Services XI 3.1.0 version 12.1. restart your computer.0 on your system and that system also has BusinessObjects Enterprise-installed version of MySQL.0 prior to installing Data Services XI 3.1. If you have Data Services XI 3. Installation limitations • • • • • • • If you are installing Data Services on the same machine as BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3. refer to the known issues section of these release notes for important information before uninstalling Data Services or BusinessObjects Enterprise.0 installed.1.Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update 2 Related Topics • Limitations update on page 17 Limitations update The following limitations apply to Data Services version 12.1.0.

• 18 Data Services Release Notes .7 or earlier. • If you upgrade from version 12. 1. Uninstall Data Services XI 3. such as C:\Program Files\Business Objects\MySql5. modify the data flows to use the new XSD message formats. 2.0 to version 12. Other limitations • As of version 12. while running Data Services on UNIX using Oracle Client on UNIX and Oracle Server on Windows. The service should start successfully. 7. Due to a vendor limitation with Oracle 10G. you do not need to do anything unless you change the DTD.0. the Oracle version must be 10. Data Services XI 3. Reboot your system. Note: Do not reboot your machine at the conclusion of the Data Services uninstall because the MySql5 folder will be corrupted as a result of the Data Services uninstall. 6. select a different installation location. publish the real-time job as a Web service.0 to Data Services XI 3.0. Install Data Services XI 3. 8.2. 3. Data Services no longer supports publishing a real-time job as a Web service if the real-time job uses a DTD (Document Type Definition) to define the input and output message. import the XSD as message formats.1 or later. • If you upgrade from Data Integrator 11. 5.1 or later cannot be installed in the same folder as BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0. BOE120MySQL) from the Windows Component Services window.1 or above. and publish the Web service. reimport it to the repository. and reimport the service as a function in the Web Service datastore.1. During installation. Stop the BusinessObjects MySQL service (for example. you need to convert the DTDs to XSDs (XML Schemas) using whatever available tool. 4. • On UNIX and Linux.1 or higher. Delete the corrupted MySql5 folder and replace it with the backup copy of the MySql5 folder in the installation location.1.2 Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update complete the following backup and restore procedure for MySQL when you upgrade from Data Services XI 3. Reboot your system. Back up the MySql5 folder at the BusinessObjects Enterprise or BusinessObjects Edge installation location.1.0. Start the service from the Windows Component Services window.0.

this will still work. Because of this restriction.(for example. and invoke stored procedures involving unknown data types provided that your database servers can convert from VARCHAR to the native (unknown) data type and from the native (unknown) data type to VARCHAR.Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update 2 • The Data Services log-based changed-data capture (CDC) works with the following database versions: • Oracle version 9. • • • Stored procedure support is implemented for DB2. Bulk loading data to DB2 databases running on z/OS or iSeries systems is not supported.2 and above compatible versions for synchronous CDC and Oracle version 10G and above compatible version for asynchronous CDC • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005 • Attunity for mainframe sources using Attunity Connect version 5. Sybase ASE. bulk loading or auto-correct load could fail). Oracle. the Table Profile tab and Column Profile tab options are not supported for hierarchies. • Data Services might have a problem loading VARCHAR to a physical CLOB column if the native database does not support that conversion. and ODBC only. load. which is not enough to correctly represent a timestamp value. the Designer and underlying • Data Services Release Notes 19 . Note: • • Use varchar_to_long function to convert a VARCHAR datatype to a LONG datatype before loading physical CLOB. Metadata values with multi-byte data are not supported by the Data Cleanse rule file. Microsoft SQL Server. you are using a VARCHAR column in the physical schema for loading. View Data is not supported for SAP ERP.1 When you use an Attunity Connector datastore. For SAP ERP and PeopleSoft. Unsupported data type: • Data Services can read. If from a prior installation. Sybase IQ. all Data Services features are available except: • Bulk loading • Imported functions (imports metadata for tables only) • Template tables (creating tables) • Datetime data type supports up to 2 sub-seconds only • Data Services cannot load timestamp data into a timestamp column in a table because Attunity truncates varchar data to 8 characters.

and technologies with which Data Services interoperates. databases.2 Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update • Universal Data Cleanse transform code does not support multi-byte values for custom output categories. output fields. file names. Data Services supports multi-byte metadata for table names. and classifications. column names.Single-byte metadata supported ta supported • • • • • • • • • • • • • • BusinessObjects Enterprise Data Federator DB2 HP Neoview Informix MySQL ODBC Oracle Siebel Microsoft SQL Server Sybase ASE Sybase IQ Teradata XML • • • • • • • Attunity connector for mainframe databases JD Edwards Netezza Oracle Applications PeopleTools SAP ERP databases SAP BI/BW server Note: Support for multi-byte metadata depends on comparable support in the applications. 20 Data Services Release Notes . • Support for Data Profiler is provided for sources as follows. The following table lists which sources support multi-byte and single-byte metadata and which support single-byte only: Multi-byte and single-byte metada. and file paths.

Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update 2 Data Profiler supported • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Attunity Connector for mainframe databases DB2 Data Federator Flat file HP Neoview Informix Microsoft SQL Server MySQL Netezza ODBC Oracle Oracle Applications PeopleSoft SAP ERP Siebel Sybase ASE Sybase IQ Teradata Data Profiler not supported • • • • • • • COBOL copybooks Excel IDOC JD Edwards Memory Datastore SAP BI/BW XML • Support for the LOOKUP_EXT function is provided for sources as follows. Data Services Release Notes 21 .

• Reading COBOL copybook data files. are limited to 2 GB. • 22 Data Services Release Notes . • Generating large files for bulk loader staging files for subsequent bulk loading by a native bulk loader utility (such as SQL Loader).2 Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update LOOKUP_EXT supported • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • DB2 Data Federator Flat file JD Edwards HP Neoview Memory Datastore Microsoft SQL Server MySQL Netezza ODBC Oracle Oracle Applications PeopleSoft Persistent Cache Siebel Sybase ASE Sybase IQ Teradata LOOKUP_EXT not supported • • • • • • COBOL copybook Excel IDOC SAP BI/BW SAP ERP XML • All files generated by Data Services. Data Services supports files greater than 2 GB only in the following cases: • Reading and loading large data files of type delimited and positional and XML files larger than 2 GB. View Data might not display if the file is currently open in Excel. such as log files and configuration files. When using Microsoft Excel as a data source. the following limitations apply: • Concurrent access to the same Excel file might not work. • Previewing data files from the File Format editor in Designer when the large files are on a UNIX or Windows Job Server (on a different machine than the Designer). For example.

The Data Services Salesforce.com adapter. the new functionality added in API version 7 and above is not supported. for example. Workbooks with hidden rows and/or columns are not supported. The new URL should be: https://www. The data can be in any code page. only one client code page should be used. however.com adapter works properly. Related Topics • Compatibility update on page 14 Data Services Release Notes 23 . Remove the filter before importing the workbook. For data consistency.com adapter can connect to the Salesforce.3 support: • ISO configuration: HP recommends that you use only the ISO column (default). The custom lookup field is the only exception (new in API version 7) and is supported in the Salesforce. Boolean formulas are not supported. Workbooks with AutoFilter applied are not supported. • Unicode configuration: HP recommends that you use only the UCS2 column (default). HP Neoview 2. dates might convert to integers. you must update the URL in the datastore to point to Salesforce. • SJIS configuration: HP recommends that you use only the ISO column (default).com version 12 API.com/services/Soap/u/12. The data should be in SJIS.0 API.com 12. • Stored procedures for MySQL are not supported due to limitations in the MySQL ODBC library.salesforce. some data type conversions could produce unexpected results. To ensure that your existing Salesforce.Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update 2 • • • • • • Because an Excel column can contain mixed data types.

2 Compatibility and limitations update Limitations update 24 Data Services Release Notes .

Migration considerations 3 .

Data Quality to Data Services Migration Guide: Contains new features and explains how to upgrade from previous Data Quality releases prior to 12.0.sap. You can also check http://help.0 or XI 3.3 Migration considerations See the Data Services Migration Considerations document. Related Topics • • • Limitations update on page 17 Resolved issues on page 27 Known issues on page 31 26 Data Services Release Notes . be sure you refer to the Limitations update section of these Release Notes for important installation information about upgrading from previous versions of Data Services (XI 3.1 > BusinessObjects Data Services > Documentation > Migration Considerations.0.1). which is available at Start > Programs > BusinessObjects XI 3. • • Migration Considerations Guide: Describes behavior changes associated with all supported versions of Data Integrator and Data Services.com/ for documentation updates. The Data Services Migration Considerations document includes two guides. Installation and migration Before you migrate.

Resolved issues 4 .

ADAPT01143492 Columns that have and empty string as data are loaded as NULL in the Netezza target table. This issue has been resolved. the upgrade will fail and a message saying that the upgrading was cancelled will show up in the repository manager console log. We also use these numbers in the release notes that accompany our fix packs and patches.0). The WSDL parser in the Designer was unable to handle this construction. and 12. The installer displayed an error "invalid keycode". the profiler could not run properly.0 or later. This issue has been resolved.7. ADAPT01144091 When using a query with a WHERE clause longer than 200 characters in a single line.1. ADAPT01146259 When you attempt to upgrade an older Data Integrator version's repository to Data Services 12. see the BusinessObjects Data Integrator (11.sap. You can reference the tracking number when searching for the issue on our knowledge base or when speaking to Customer Assurance.0. and one of the dataflows in the repository contains a query whose output schema is empty.0. ADAPT01135427 Match and UDT transforms do not save input field mappings if their input pipe is from a Merge or Case transform.1. This issue has been resolved. This WSDL file imports another WSDL file. This issue has been resolved by displaying the correct message in the case that OpenGL is not installed. ADAPT01135530 A WSDL file could not be imported in the Designer. the WHERE clause may not evaluate properly.com/. which includes resolved issues specific to version 12. ADAPT01145123 Mismatch in JDK version causes broken Impact and Lineage links in Data Services and Metadata Management. For details on issues fixed in Data Integrator 11. This issue has been resolved. ADAPT01136670 The JRE was not installed as a part of the Designer component. As a result. The Issue ID numbers refer to the Business Objects Problem Report tracking number and are listed in descending order.3) and Data Services Release Notes (12.7. see http://help.0. This issue has been resolved.4 Resolved issues For the latest version of these release notes. This issue has been resolved.1.3.0.0. This issue has been resolved.0 and 12.1.0. if the bulk load option is used. 12. 28 Data Services Release Notes . Issue ID Description ADAPT01146336 A Data Services installation is not successful if OpenGL is not first installed on your system.

This issue has been resolved. databasename. This issue has been resolved. This issue has been resolved. the data flow generates incorrect output. ADAPT01122631 Loading data to an Oracle table using the CDC Map transform failed with the error "ORA-01460: Unimplemented or unreasonable conversion requested" when the loader option "Include in Transaction" was set to true. ADAPT01123231 The engine did not generate the correct size for columns with varchar type when using bulk loader with Teradata.Object-name) to reference Netezza tables. the default value of 20 was used. ADAPT01130616 When running a job with an XML reader with a DTD in which the root element is defined as multiple occurences of its children. Data Services Release Notes 29 . period. ADAPT01122729 Data Services Metadata Integrator for CMS fails for Universes or Reports that have a description of more than 1000 characters. This issue has been resolved. ADAPT01133226 When you attempt to import a file format from a . This results in an error if the tables in a single Netezza datastore are imported from multiple Netezza databases. This issue has been resolved. This issue has been resolved. ADAPT01132882 Data Services does not transcode a flat file in ISO-8859-5 to CP1251 correctly. Instead of the actual size of the column. This issue has been resolved.Resolved issues 4 Issue ID Description ADAPT01135026 Data Services uses a two-level naming convention (for example. This issue has been resolved. This problem resulted in error "Data item too large for field C1_ in vartext record number 1" when doing bulk loading using mload. This issue has been resolved.fmt file and the file name contains a hyphen. ADAPT01123144 The custom range option in the Data Services Excel worksheet feature may not work properly if the cell has a two-character index. This is caused by the functions running in parallel because of the DOP setting. ADAPT01123546 When a data flow has a DOP of more than 1 and contains a gen_row_num function. or other special character. the import operation fails. an Access violation error occurs. This problem has been resolved. such as AB. ADAPT01133100 XML suggestion list data from Address Cleanse containing special XML characters was not encoded correctly.

you might receive the following error: "Stack overflow has occurred". ADAPT01100152 When performing check-out or check-in operations with very large jobs to an Oracle central repository. ADAPT01040190 If a Sybase IQ server is installed on an HP-UX Itanium machine and the job server is on an HP-UX Itanium machine. ADAPT01116234 When migrating from Data Quality XI to Data Services. 30 Data Services Release Notes . ADAPT01100158 When running a job that contains script functions. ADAPT01122265 the check-in operation for Data Quality Project to central repository failed with the following error: "BODI ." This issue has been resolved. This issue has been resolved. This issue has been resolved. and if the job was using Sybase IQ as a reader or loader. Data Services extracts data incorrectly. ADAPT01112785 When you delete a primary key column(s) of a table in the Designer.1260169 Could not find the object <object_name> in the local repository.SQLAnywhere were not getting deleted after the completion of the job. This issue has been resolved. This issue has been resolved. there is a problem with handling all reference data (post native + UPU countries). ADAPT01119152 When the Map_CDC_Operation transform was used with a DB2 loader with the overflow option enabled. Data Quality XI binary data types are not supported for fixed-width files. ADAPT00980364 In HP-UX Itanium 64. and if the Copybook has an Occurs field. the Designer might exit abnormally. ADAPT01114793 Address Cleanse Sample Reports .4 Resolved issues Issue ID Description ADAPT01122625 The job server would hang occasionally when reading connection request messages via the socket. ADAPT01112206 If the Expend occurs option is not selected when configuring a COBOL Copybook. the loader did not commit the data loaded after failed rows were written to the overflow file. This issue has been resolved. you might have encountered the Oracle error "ORA-01795: maximum number of expressions in the list is 1000". This issue has been resolved. This issue has been resolved.Records with extended ASCII characters are not being displayed for Oracle repositories. This issue has been resolved. This issue has been resolved. temporary files created in /tmp/. This issue has been resolved. when running the Address Server with more than three threads. jobs connecting to Sybase IQ would not release semaphores even after disconnecting. This issue has been resolved. ADAPT01085674 On Linux.

Known issues 5 .

5 Known issues This section lists known issues in descending order by Business Objects Problem Report tracking number. You can reference the tracking number when searching for the issue on our knowledge base or when speaking to Customer Assurance. We also use these numbers in the release notes that accompany our fix packs and patches. 32 Data Services Release Notes .

Known issues 5 Known installation issues Issue ID ADAPT01155032 Description Data Services Release Notes 33 .

Solution If you believe that your keycodes are fully valid and continue to encounter this problem. The cause is typically related to upgrading from one tier of the product to another (for example. you should be able to remove the keycodes that are creating the problem and proceed with installation. Exit out of the installation. navigate to SAP BusinessObjects Edge > XI 3. and can be seen in both Windows and UNIX installations. execute the following command: BOE_REGISTRYHOME=/usr/local/businessobjects/dataser 34 Data Services Release Notes . we suggest launching the License Manager product directly from the installation media. If using Bourne shell and the installation directory chosen is /usr/lo cal/businessobjects. 2. The problem will typically be encountered during a version upgrade scenario or some other form of reinstallation. the environment variable BOE_REGISTRYHOME must first be set. Now you can restart the installation and provide your valid product activation keycode.x and record all keycodes displayed in this section. On UNIX. 4. From the Registered Keycodes section of the application. This should be set to a path including the installation directory and the subdirectory dataservices/registry. You will receive an invalid keycode error message. Unix 1. Windows 1. 2. Save and Close the application.exe application within that directory.5 Known issues Issue ID Description During Data Services installation. advancing from a Edge Professional level product to a Edge Data Services level product) or reaching the processor or user account limits implied by the keycode. From the License Manager. Navigate within the installation media to package\Utilities\KeyDecoder and launch the LicenseManager. an SAP BusinessObjects Edge product activation keycode may be incorrectly identified as an invalid keycode. Saving the keycodes and remove each keycode in this area. 3.

x section. Data Services Release Notes 35 . simply launch the executable and follow the instructions laid out above for Windows users. In this directory. you will find the LicenseManager executable.Known issues 5 Issue ID Description vices/registry . • If X Windows is not available. export BOE_REGISTRYHOME 3. you should be able to use the License Manager to add back in any keycodes that would be needed to enable further functionality. you will be required to remove each keycode within the SAP BusinessObjects Edge > XI 3. after installation is complete. Navigate within the installation media to setup/utilities/license/. run LicenseManager -r <keycode> for each 26-character product activation keycode listed by the application in the BusinessObjects Edge area. Once these steps are completed. In both cases. installation can be resumed. To do so. • If X Windows is available.

1. 3. 3. or 12.txt file.1 SP1 (versions 12. You must backup of the Data Services configuration files and the MySQL repository and then you must restore Data Services. 2. Reboot the machine.5 Known issues Issue ID Description ADAPT01153442 If you install Data Services XI 3. After installation. The backup and restore steps are: 1. you can still back them up and then start from Step 3 above. 12. 5. ADAPT01153440 36 Data Services Release Notes . Replace the MySQL folder with the backed-up MySQL folder. Start the Data Services service and the BusinessObjects MySQL instance. Replace the DSConfig. such as C:\ProgramFiles\Business Objects\MySql5. Do the clean install of Data Services with the new MySQL instance (use the same port number and Data Services database name as before). Note: If you did not backup the Data Services configuration files and the MySQL repository before you uninstalled BusinessObjects. MySQL will be removed and the Data Services operations related to the MySQL repository will not function.txt file with the backed-up DSConfig. Uninstall the existing Data Services version. refer to SAP note 1274989 in the SAP Service Marketplace. For the latest update on backup and restore procedures.0.0. The note can be accessed at https://service.0. Back up the Data Services configuration file %LINK_DIR%/bin/DSConfig. 7.1. Examples of Data Services operations which will not work are those associated with the Data Services Designer and Data Services Management Console. Back up the MySql5\data folder at the BusinessObjects Enterprise installation location.sap.1) and share the BusinessObjects Enterprise-installed version of MySQL. when you uninstall BusinessObjects Enterprise.com/sap/support/notes/1274989.0. BOE120MySQL) from the Windows Component Services window. 4. 8. stop the Data Services service and BusinessObjects MySQL service (for example. 6.1 or 3. We highly recommended that these steps are followed before you uninstall BusinessObjects Enterprise.txt.

ADAPT01142551 Multiple Data Services installations on the same Linux or UNIX machines cannot run the Address Server at the same time. This can cause problems for a particular scenario where you have an instance of BusinessObjects Enterprise that reuses the instance of MySQL that was installed by Data Services. the MySqlAdmin5 folder that contains the MySQL administration utilities will also be uninstalled. back up the MySqlAdmin5 folder at the BusinessObjects Enterprise installation location. For example: ADDRESS_SERVER_CNT_PORT = 40010 ADDRESS_SERVER_APP_PORT = 40011 Data Services Release Notes 37 . you need to edit the AddressserverConfig. To work around this issue: • Before uninstalling Data Services.com/sap/support/notes/1274995. Restore the MySQLAdmin5 folder to it's prior location.Known issues 5 Issue ID Description When you uninstall Data Services. The note can be accessed at https://ser vice. To resolve this. refer to SAP note 1274995 in the SAP Service Marketplace. • For the latest update.sap. such as C:\ProgramFiles\Business Objects\MySqlAdmin5.txt file in the $LINK_DIR/bin/address_server directory to change the port numbers.

you must perform a "modify install" to reinstall BusinessObjects Enterprise. use a different database. ADAPT01113280 When installing cleansing packages through Repository Manager. This issue is due a bug in MySQL ODBC driver with ODBC Outer left join syntax. or Business Objects Universe. To workaround this issue. This issue only affects Universal Data Cleanse dictionaries for DB2. the unzip utility cannot unzip compressed files larger than 2 GB on Solaris. If you want to use the Swiss cleansing package. To fix the issue. export the source datastore to an ATL file.com/sap/support/notes/1274978. the unzip process crashes. any changes to the alias value may be lost in the resulting CWM. To correct this problem. When you use multiple outer joins in the same query to a MySQL source.1. you will get a MySQL syntax error on LEFT OUTER JOIN.1 on the same machine as an existing Data Services XI 3. To work around this.1) instance and reuse the Data Services-installed version of Tomcat. uninstalling Data Services will prevent BusinessObjects Enterprise Tomcat web applications from starting. then perform the Metadata Exchange or Business Objects Universe creation operation from the new repository. use the Repository Manager on Windows. ADAPT01123319 When you install BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3. AIX.UniqueID .Error issued when using the GUID option on Linux. Match .1. deselect this option and use one of the other UniqueID options . The note can be accessed at https://ser vice. ADAPT01149810 ADAPT01145535 38 Data Services Release Notes .5 Known issues Issue ID Description ADAPT01136144 When installing the Swiss cleansing package through Repository Manager with DB2.1 SP1 (version 12. For detailed information on the BusinessObjects Enterprise modify install option. and Linux.sap. ERWin. import the ATL to a new Data Services 12. Other known issues Issue ID ADAPT01151623 Description When using the Metadata Exchange functionality or creating a new Business Objects Universe using a source datastore that defines an alias. refer to SAP note 1274978 in the SAP Service Marketplace.0 repository.

which display correctly.dll was not found. After either workaround. MySQL case-insensitive collation causes some false matches with Dictionary Encryption Algorithm for Universal Data Cleanse. The Compare To Object functionality does not always work correctly for Data Quality transform configurations. and South Africa. you must restart your application server. When using domain/userid as login for DB2. Ukraine. To run the Data Quality migration utility successfully. remove your Data Cleanse repository before updating. Mexico. This forces Data Services to use the Lucida family fonts. the existing Data Cleanse repository is not detected. Hong Kong.100 unique record minimum error is inconsistently incorrectly generated for jobs where Degree of parallelism is greater than one. ADAPT01113239 ADAPT01112105 ADAPT01109755 ADAPT01103044 ADAPT01099928 ADAPT00994274 ADAPT00959986 ADAPT00893920 ADAPT00857445 Data Services Release Notes 39 . Inconsistent LACSLink/DPV Directory initialization errors when Degree of parallelism is greater than four.Known issues 5 Issue ID ADAPT01144373 Description USA Regulatory Address Cleanse transform . reduce the Degree of parallelism value. The Address Server does not support Locality2 aliases. This affects New Zealand. To correct this problem. USA Regulatory Address Cleanse PSForm 3553 report has formatting issues when generating the report on AIX. Two workarounds are to purchase the Arial font and copy the files into the JRE (Java Runtime Environment) path of the Data Services installation (located at <installation_direc tory>/bobje/jdk/jre/lib/fonts). In this scenario. reduce the Degree of parallelism value. an error occurs indicating that Crypto. add %LINK_DIR%\bin to your PATH environment variable. The option names that you see in Match error messages may not match the actual option name. When running the Data Quality Migration utility. Sybase ASE is not a supported database for Universal Data Cleanse cleansing packages. or to remove the Thonburi and Courier fonts from the Data Services JRE path. To correct this problem.

which ships with this Data Services 3.2.2 Cleansing Package that shipped with Data Services XI 3.1 Cleansing Package.1.1) release.5 Known issues Issue ID ADAPT00620063 Description When comparison tables are on Microsoft SQL Server. The Data Services engine runs in binary collation while the Microsoft SQL Server database runs in a Latin1 collation sequence.1.1 Service Pack 1 (12. English cleansing package Due to the discovery of discrepancies such as conflicting regionalisms in the English 2. As a result. we highly recommend using the English 2. 40 Data Services Release Notes . This issue will be addressed in a later release. the Table Comparison transform's Sorted input option generates incorrect results. Use the Row-by-row select or Cached comparison table option in the Table Comparison transform. Microsoft SQL Server generates the data in a different sort order.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful