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2130862 - How to request a license key for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (Xcelsius) - SAP for Me


  • How to generate Dashboards license key.
  • SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (Xcelsius) 4.x
  • SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise.
  • Cannot see a license for Dashboard Designer.
  • SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards license key
  • How to request a license key for Dashboards ?
  • Unable to request a license key for Xcelsius Dashboards.
  • Do not see Dashboards as a choice on step 4 of the License Key request


  • SAP for Me > License Keys
  • SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards (Xcelsius) 4.x

Reproducing the Issue

When using the License Keys application, you do not see SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards for a product and do not see any license materials for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards.


Your customer number owns the SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise license material.


The product SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise (or BOBJ Xcelsius Enterprise) name was changed to SBOP Dashboards (SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards) starting with version 4.0.

  • Your customer number owns a license for SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise (or BOBJ Xcelsius Enterprise). If that is the case, you will choose that License Material in when requesting a license key for SBOP Dashboards 4.x.
  • Follow the steps in KBA 2251998 and/or KBA 1502717 to generate a license key
  • If you do not own a license for SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards at all, please contact your SAP Account Manager.
  • If your customer number has any "Crystal Xcelsius" licenses, you cannot directly upgrade to SBOP Dashboards 4.x by contacting your SAP Account Manager to upgrade your licenses.
  • If you are unsure who your SAP Account Manager is, see KBA 2626344.


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