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1944956 - Upgrading BI4.0 to BI4.1 breaks version management


  • After applying a BI4.0 patch update or BI4.1 upgrade or patch, VMS stops working
  • After an upgrade or patch, clicking Version management link throws an error:
    Error: Sorry, Promotion management application is unable to process your request.  The error from the server is: com.businessobjects.vms.VMSException: com.businessobjects.vms.VMSException: com.businessobjects.vms.VMSException: CreateProcess error=2, The system cannot find the file specified
  • BI4.1 SP1 and above update installers seems to break version management configuration. In CMC > Applications > Version Management > VMS Settings are blanked out (see attachment)


upgrade to 4.1 breaks VM.png



SAP BI platform 4.0 and 4.1


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


vms svn subversion break upgrade update installer , KBA , BI-BIP-INS , Installation, Updates, Upgrade, Patching , BI-BIP-LCM , Lifecycle Management Console - Promotion mgmt, Version mgmt , Problem

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