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1387954 - 'The system you are currently connected to is not SAP BW 7.02 or newer' when trying to connect to xcelsius 2008 sp2


  • Cannot connect to Xcelsius
  • 'The system you are currently connected to is not SAP BW 7.02 or newer' error when trying to connect to Xcelsius 2008 sp2


  • SAP-BW Release 700 Level 0020 (SAPKW0020)
  • Xcelsius 2008 sp2

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Try to connect to Xcelsius
  2. Error message is coming up


Unsupported version of SAP BW has been used.                   


Supported SAP NetWeaver BW                                                                                                          
SAP NetWeaver BW 7.0 Enhancement Pack 1 Service Pack 5                                                                             
Below is the list of components necessary to integrate BW and Xcelsius                                                  
Dashboard authors:                                                                                                                  
• BI 7.X AddOn SP901 or higher                                                                                                      
• Xcelsius Designer 2008 SP2                                                                                                        
• SAP GUI 7.10                                                                                                                      
Dashboard consumers:                                                                                                                
• Flash Player 9 or Flash Player 10                                                                                                 
Server side NetWeaver Platform:                                                                                                     
• SAP EHP1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 SP5 Java and ABAP      

Please see also 



not working, cannot connect , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , BI-BIP-IK-AUT , Authentication for integration kits , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008