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This page describes the steps for installation of SAP GUI 760 and BEx Frontend inlcuding the BEx Applications and Precalculation Server.

1 - Software & Hardware Requirements

Following notes describe general information, Software & Hardware requirements and limitations for BEx Analyzer:

  • 2738382 - BI 7.x tools in 760 - General Information & Limitations
  • 2738392 - BI 7.x tools in 760 DVD1 - Contents & Versions
  • 1995532 - BI 7.x tools - HW\SW requirements and Compatibility of Microsoft Operating Systems and Office Products
  • 1995537 - BW 7.X Precalculation - General & Info. Limitations

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 2008 Server
  • Windows 2008 R2 Server
  • Windows 2012 R2 Server
  • Windows 2016 Server

Supported Microsoft Office:

  • only 32 Bit Office versions are supported for BEx tools, see note 1995532. 
  • Microsoft Office 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016
  • Microsoft Office 365 - Please read detail information in note 1973324.

.NET Framework

  • Versions 3.0, 4.0, 4.5 and 4.6 are supported
  • Version 2.0 is mandatory and should be installed along with a newer version

Please note:

  • Its strongly recommended to use the latest patches of SAP GUI and BEx Frontend.

 

2 - Downloading the installation files:

  1. Download the SAP GUI 7.60 Compilation 1 Presentation DVD from the SAP Service Market Place:
  2. Download the SAP GUI 7.60 latest patch.  See step 1 on wiki page: Current BI ADDON for SAP GUI 760
  3. Download the BI 7.0 ADDON FOR SAP GUI 7.60 latest patch (also called Business Explorer, BI Components, Frontend Patch or FEP). See step 2 on wiki page: Current BI ADDON for SAP GUI 760
  4. only for Precalculation Server: Download the Precalculation Server latest patch See step 3 on wiki page: Current BI ADDON for SAP GUI 760

 

3 - (Re)installation steps:

  1. uninstall the Frontend and SAP GUI
    Windows > Start > Control Panel > Program and Features > remove
    - SAP BW Preclaculation Service (only on Precalculation Server)
    - SAP Business Explorer
    - SAP GUI for Windows 7.x
  2. You will be prompted to reboot the PC
  3. make sure that these folders are deleted:
    - C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\Business Explorer\BI
    - C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\Business Explorer\BI_Prec (only on Precalculation Server)
    - C:\Program Files (x86)\SAP\FrontEnd\Bw
    - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\SAP Shared\BW
  4. start the Front-End Installer from Frontend-DVD:
    • Extract the SAPGUI 760 Core Frontend-DVD ZIP file.
    • Run: ...\BD_NW_7.0_Presentation_7.60_Comp._1_\PRES1\GUI\WINDOWS\Win32\SetupAll.exe 
    • select/install ...
      [x] SAP GUI for Windows 7.60 (Compilation 1)
      [x] Business Explorer
  5. start the latest SAP GUI patch installer
  6. start the latest SAP BI Addon patch installer
  7. only for Precalculation Server: start the latest SAP BW Precalculation patch installer

4 - Installation check:

After installation please check the installation according to wiki page BEx Front-End Installation Check.


Link to this page: https://wiki.scn.sap.com/wiki/x/ogEbHw


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