Goals

  • Explain the architecture in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Configure SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Perform common server management and administrative tasks in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Manage and configure servers
  • Troubleshoot SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform

Audience

  • System Administrator. System Architect

Prerequisites

Essential

  • Windows conventions
  • Familiarity with Windows Server administration and security concepts (global/local groups and directory structure)
  • Basic computer skills

Recommended

  • Familiar with tasks involved in supporting users and groups access in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Familiar with content and account management in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Familiar with SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence launch pad
  • Familiar with security concepts in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform

Course based on software release

  • SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2

Content

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
    • Describing the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
    • Describing the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Architecture
  • Installation of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
    • Installing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform: Serv Side Installation
    • Installing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform: Clie Side Installation
  • Web Application Management
    • Configuring Web Application Servers
    • Managing Web Applications
  • Server Administration and Management
    • Configuring the Central Management Console (CMC)
  • Managing Servers and Server Intelligence Agents (SIA) with the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)
  • Operating the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)
  • Monitoring SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform System Landscape
    • Monitoring the BI Platform
    • Configuring the Monitoring Application
  • File Repository Server Management
    • Administering the File Repository Server
    • Using the Repository Diagnostic Tool
  • Job Server and Event Server Scheduling
    • Configuring the Adaptive Job Server
    • Managing Web Intelligence Document Schedules
    • Configuring a Connection Server
  • Dashboard Servers
    • Configuring Dashboard Servers
    • Managing Dashboard Design Servers
    • Managing Crystal Reports Servers
  • Crystal Reports Servers
    • Configuring Crystal Reports Servers
    • Managing Crystal Reports Servers
  • Explorer Servers
    • Configuring Explorer Servers
    • Managing Explorer Servers
    • Managing Information Spaces
  • Central Management Server (CMS) and System Databases
    • Managing the Central Management Server and System Database
    • Configuring auditing