SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform: Administering Servers (Windows)

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Description

This course is based on software release SAP BusinessObjects BIP version 4.1.

Certification:

  • SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0
  • SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • SAP Certified Application Associate - SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.x

Audience

  • System administrator
  • System architect

Prerequisites

  • Windows conventions
  • Familiarity with Windows Server 2000/2003 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

Learning Objectives

  • 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

1. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform

  • Describing the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
  • Describing the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform Architecture

2. Installation of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform

  • Installing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform: Server-Side Installation
  • Installing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform: Client-Side Installation

3. Server Administration and Management

  • Using the Central Management Console (CMC)
  • Using the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)

4. Web Application Servers Management

  • Configuring Web Application Servers

5. Central Management Server (CMS) Database

  • Managing the Central Management Server (CMS) and System Database
  • Configuring Auditing

6. File Repository Server Managemen

  • Managing the File Repository Server
  • Using the Repository Diagnostic Tool

7. Adaptive Servers

  • Managing the Adaptive Job Server
  • Managing the Adaptive Processing Server

8. Crystal Reports Servers

  • Demonstrating Information Flows in Crystal Reports
  • Configuring Crystal Reports
  • Managing Crystal Reports Servers

9. Web Intelligence Server

  • Managing Web Intelligence Document Schedules
  • Viewing Web Intelligence Documents
  • Configuring a Web Intelligence Processing Server
  • Configuring a Connection Server

10. Dashboard Servers

  • Configuring Dashboard Servers
  • Managing Dashboard Design Servers

11. Explorer Servers

  • Configuring Explorer Servers
  • Managing Information Spaces

12. Event Servers

  • Configuring Event Servers
  • Managing Event Servers

13. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 Monitoring

  • Monitoring the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • Using the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 Monitoring Dashboard