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2444452 - Upgrading Lumira server, for BI Platform error; Installation cannot proceed...


  • When doing an upgrade of SAP Lumira Server for BI Platform to version 1.31, the following error is thrown:

Installation cannot proceed

The installer found an older version of SAP Lumira, server for BI Platform installed. This
full installation package cannot be applied when an older version is installed. Use the maintenance
package for SAP Lumira, server for BI Platform 1.31 to update your current installation.




  • BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2 SP3
  • Lumira Server 1.31
  • Lumira Desktop 1.31
  • SAP Lumira, server for BI Platform 1.31
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1, SP 7


  • A full install of Lumira server, for BI Platform is being installed over an existing Lumira server install.


  • Download and install the upgrade of Lumira Server, not the full install.
  • In SAP Software Downloads, select "SUPPORT PACKAGES& PATCHES", then find SAP Lumira downloads:



  • Or, uninstall the current install and then do a new full install.


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