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SAP BusinessObjects BI platform support tool 2.1 Patch 2

Build: 2.1.

Release Date:

 

New Features

FEATURE

DESCRIPTIONJIRA ID#
JMX logging can now be enabled via Preferences option

JMX logging is very useful for troubleshooting failed JMX connections while setting up Landscape Configuration. The log is written to /bin/logging as bipst_jmx_logging.log

BITBITOOL-1569
Schedule Report UI has been refactored

 

 
Schedule Report now allows more than one destination to be chosen per instanceThis allow you to for example schedule a recurring instance that will store a copy of the Landscape Analysis Report in the CMC (managed repository) as well as send a copy to email addressBITBITOOL-1531
Semantic Layer Analysis should report if a particular Universe is Multi-source (MSU)

 

BITBITOOL-1318
Improvements to Server Group Analysis

Moved Server Group reports into accordians under a single tab (instead of a tab at the same level as Orphaned Reports)

Added System Alerts for missing, invalid, and inactive server groups

BITBITOOL-1561
Added most recent BIPST Answers postings from SCN Community to Home dashboard BITBITOOL-1551
Added complex alerts to support guidance for Lumira Server garbage collection configuration

Lumira 2.0 and newer should use “-XX:+UseG1GC -XX:MaxGCPauseMillis=200 -XX:+UseStringDeduplication”

Lumira 1.31 and older should use "-XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC"

BITBITOOL-1596

 

Fixed Issues

ISSUE DESCRIPTIONNEW BEHAVIORFOUND IN VERSIONJIRA ID#
Analysis for Office system alert triggers even though customer has Tomcat 7

 

This alert has been removed as it turned out after additional testing that the solution was not beneficial2.1.1BITBITOOL-1570
URL links in Alerts pointing to Knowledge Base articles are using old service.sap.com domain.Updated all links to support.sap.com2.1.1BITBITOOL-1239
secEnterprise auth params missing from Authentication reportAdded these two missing parameters forcing Number and forcing Special character to extraction2.1.1BITBITOOL-1579
SSL settings sometimes missing for CMS landscape logonImproved matching cms name to landscape definition, added to resolve issue with SSL details not being located at login for select customers2.1.1 

 

Known Issues

ISSUE DESCRIPTIONFOUND IN VERSIONTARGET VERSION FOR FIXJIRA ID#
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.xUnknown 

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: Use a local administrator account instead of domain account with local admin access on the BIPST client. Or, use the domain\user of the account that is currently logged on to Windows (assuming this user has local admin rights on the BIPST client)

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:

<BIPST_INSTALL_DIR>\BISupport\bin\sapclientplugin

2.x  
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 numberBI 4.xBI 4.2 SP6BITBITOOL-1543
2621369 - Clicking BISupportTool64.bat does not launch client successfully or gives error "Windows cannot find BISupportTool.exe" after upgrading from BI Platform Support Tool 2.0 to 2.12.1.1  
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