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 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

Course based on software release

  • SAP BusinessObjects BIP version 4.1

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: Server-Side Installation
    • Installing SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform: Client-Side Installation
  • Server Administration and Management
    • Using the Central Management Console (CMC)
    • Using the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)
  • Web Application Servers Management
    • Configuring Web Application Servers
  • Central Management Server (CMS) Database
    • Managing the Central Management Server (CMS) and System Database
    • Configuring Auditing
  • File Repository Server Management
    • Managing the File Repository Server
    • Using the Repository Diagnostic Tool
  • Adaptive Servers
    • Managing the Adaptive Job Server
    • Managing the Adaptive Processing Server
  • Crystal Reports Servers
    • Demonstrating Information Flows in Crystal Reports
    • Configuring Crystal Reports
    • Managing Crystal Reports Servers
  • Web Intelligence Server
    • Managing Web Intelligence Document Schedules
    • Viewing Web Intelligence Documents
    • Configuring a Web Intelligence Processing Server
    • Configuring a Connection Server
  • Dashboard Servers
    • Configuring Dashboard Servers
    • Managing Dashboard Design Servers
  • Explorer Servers
    • Configuring Explorer Servers
    • Managing Information Spaces
  • Event Servers
    • Configuring Event Servers
    • Managing Event Servers
  • 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