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2446607 - How to find BI Platform Knowledge Base Articles (KBA's) for Installation, Deployment, Administration


  • This KBA was written to assist customers or anyone that is looking for commonly used BI Platform related KBAs for:

    • Installation
    • Deployment 
    • Upgrade 
    • Migration and Promotion 
    • BI Platform Administration like security, rights, handling users and groups, maintenance, housekeeping, etc 
    • Performance 
    • Server Administration like CMS, other servers, services and server groups, configurations and settings, backup and restore, disaster recovery, etc
    • Other Administrative functionalities like Scheduling, Auditing, Monitoring, Platform Search, etc 
    • Administrative utilities like Reposcan, Query Builder, etc
  • The article will explain the proper search terms, and how to use specific BI Platform search tags to find only relevant articles.
  • This article also explains some of the basics in using SAP for Me search and how to use google to find SAP KBA articles.
  • Many of the most common terms for BI Platform are listed in the key words section.



      • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.x ( BOXI 3.1 )
        • All Service Packs (SP) , All Fix Packs (FP)
      • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x ( BI 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2 / 4.3)
        • All Support Packs (SP) , All Patches


      Crystal Reports Server 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports Server 2008 V1 ; Crystal Reports Server XI R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 ; SAP Crystal Server 2011 ; SAP Crystal Server 2013 ; SAP Crystal Server 2016 ; SAP Crystal Server 2020


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