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2220909 - How to change BI database location with SQL Anywhere?


  • Need to change database file path (i.e BI4_CMS.db and/or BI4_Audit.db) to a different location.
  • Move BI database files to different location.
  • If previously change, after upgrade the location is changed back to default.



  • SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 12 and later
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 and later 


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP SQL Anywhere 16.0 ; SAP Sybase SQL Anywhere 12.0


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