SAP BusinessObjects BI platform support tool 2.1 Patch 12
Release Date: Sept 24, 2021
New System Alerts
Quick overview for Hostname/IP Address and Request Port assignment for Servers
Added under Servers and Services > Cluster Overview > Server Status table any assigned Hostname/IP Address and Request Port
FOUND IN VERSION
Auditing Report missing mouseover label
Added the mouse listener for mouseover description
SAP Analytics Hub missing from APS Server Comparison
Added Analytics Hub Service and it's metrics
E2E Wizard failed to collect logs
Communications analyzer fails for HEC systems
Communications analyzer will now check if there is assigned IP or Hostname on the BI server and perform connection test on that. If it's auto assigned, then will check server hostname (as it was done previously).
Communications Analyzer takes long time to export
Previous Save to Excel was performing the same connection tests again which causes long delays when there are any failed ports. Now it will simply copy the values from the table to excel. Also made the output much easier to read.
CVE-2021-30129 A vulnerability in sshd-core of Apache Mina SSHD
While we do not use sshd library, upgraded Mina core library to version 2.1.3
Known Issues and Limitations
FOUND IN VERSION
TARGET VERSION FOR FIX
|Webi Doc Masker is not working with newer versions lower than BI Platform 4.3 SP01.|
WebI Doc Masker now works for the BI Platform version that the SDK is being used.
-BIPST 2.1.10, 4.2 SP06 SDK was used.
-BIPST 2.1.11 to BIPST 2.1.12, 4.3 SP01 SDK is used.
|On some Windows clients, the sapclientplugin cannot be launched from E2E Trace Wizard because binary is not code signed and causes UAC pop up||2.x||2.1.5|
|Hardware Summary Analysis report not working when BI is running on AIX platform. This is a limitation of the SAP Host Agent. ETA for a fix to the SAP Host Agent is unknown at this point.||2.x||Unknown|
E2E Trace Wizard : In some cases, using a domain user from a different domain (not the domain of the user currently logged on to windows) causes the SAP Client Plug-in Administrator logon to fail. (this logon allows the SAP Client Plug-in to start under local administrative access).
Workaround 2: Uncheck the option to Use Integrated SAP Client Plug-in and on step 3 manually launch the SAP Client Plug-in from the location:
If you apply a combined installer patch, the "BOE Web App Build Check" alert is triggered because of a bug in the combined installer. Refer to: 2604826 - Combined Installer for SAP BusinessObjects BI platform does not update inventory.txt and install manifest with the correct build number
|BI 4.x||BI 4.2 SP6||BITBITOOL-1543|
|SAP Host Agent script files are not working in Linux. See workaround in KBA 2832454 - BI Platform Support Tool fails to gather information from SAP Host Agent on Linux||2.1.7||2.2||BITBITOOL-1722|
|Schedule Manager window will not open while BI Support Tool schedule job is in Running status||2.1.9||BITBITOOL-1762|
|Host Agent Validation and Host Agent Reports fail after 2.1.9 upgrade - New Requirement Added, Host Agent version 7.21 Patch 45 and higher||2.1.9||none|
|Scheduling for BI Platforms using SAP JVM version lower than 1.8.0_42 will require Microsoft Visual Studio C++ 2013 Redistribution Package installed.|
For the SAP JVM version used in your BI Platform version, refer to SAP Note 2914488 - List of Bundled SAP JVM versions shipped with selected Patches of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x