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1622543 - How to properly migrate AD groups and users from R2 to R3 using Import wizard


Tips to properly migrate AD groups / users from BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R2 to BusinessObjects XI 3.x

  • When migrating between environments which are configured with Active Directory (AD), there is a chance that the AD group/user CUIDs (cluster unique identifiers) are Out of Sync between the Source and destination BusinessObjects Enterprise (BOE) servers.
  • Such CUID mismatches will result in errors while migrating the user specific information such as personal folders (eg. inbox, favourites) and categories using Import Wizard when using the UPDATE option as per best practices



  • SOURCE Environment: BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R2
  • DESTINATION Environment: BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • Windows server platform
  • Microsoft Active Directory [AD Authentication]


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


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