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This page describes how the Precalculation Service is installed on a Precalculation Server Machine.

1 - Hardware and Software Requirements

Review the Checklist for Precalculation Server point A - Software & Hardware Requirements.
The precalculation service can be installed on the same computer where the BW is, or where the DB is. It doesn’t have to be a separate computer.

2 - SAP GUI and Frontend

You will have to install SAPGUI, the latest SAPGUI patch, the latest BI Addon (front end) patch and the Precalculation Server latest patch on the precalculation server machine. Follow the steps in

3 - Installing the Precalculation Service
  • Log on to your host as user with administration rights.
  • Start the Setup Program, BIPRECAL760/770....EXE
  • Choose Next to run through the screens of the wizard and finish the installation:

4 - Configuration of Precalculation Service

UseSAP BW Precalculation Service Multi Instance.

  • Go to the Services window of your operating system using services.msc in the Run command.
  • To open the properties dialog box double click on service 'SAP BW Precalculation Service Multi Instance'.
  • In the 'Log On' TAB, select "This account" and enter a user with full administrator rights. Then choose OK:

5 - Create the Precalculation Server Instance

Review and follow wikipage Creation of Precalculation Server Instance and starting the Service.

6 - Start the SAP Precalculation Server

You have created the instances (Point 5).
Now you can start the Service 'SAP BW Precalculation Service Multi Instance'.

7 - Installation Check

It is recommended to run an Installation Check on the Server as described at wikipage BEx Front-End Installation Check

8 - Uninstalling Precalculation Service
  • Make sure the you have deleted the Precalculation Server Instances in backend system by using Tx RSPRECALCADMIN. For that review Deletion of Precalculation Server Instance
  • Log on to precalculation server machine as a user with administration rights.
  • Go to the Services window of your operating system using services.msc in the Run command.
  • Search for the service 'SAP BW Precalculation Service Multi Instance' and stop the service via context menu.
  • Open the Windows Control Panel and click on 'Programs and Features'.
  • Select 'SAP BW Precalculation Service' and press 'Uninstall/Change' to uninstall the software.

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