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1721298 - How to use Promotion Management for migrate Information Steward objects?


This note contains information about Promotion Management functionality required during an upgrade scenario where you want to setup a new hardware environment for Information Steward 4.x and then migrate contents from existing 4.x environment to this new environment.

Information Steward relies on SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform (BIP) or Information Platform Services (IPS) for the Promotion Management functionality necessary to move Information Steward objects from a CMS instance within an Information Steward 4.x environment to a CMS instance of an Information Steward 4.x environment.

However, please notice this functionality is not available in the BIP or IPS 4.0 FP3 release version or any patches earlier than patch 4.



  • Information Steward 4.X
  • Promotion Management


SAP Information Steward 4.2


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