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SAP BusinessObjects BI platform support tool 2.1 Patch 7


Release Date: August 28 2019

Fixed Issues

BIPST client crash on CMS logonIn some rare cases, when trying to get the BIP version from a clustered CMS it returned null. This situation is now handled.2.1.6BITBITOOL-1716
Repeated Webi plugin not found exceptions in the BIPST tracelog

Added biplugins.jar to classpath to prevent unnecessary tracelog exceptions

Slow performance checking CMS session stateOptimized infostore query for checking CMS session state. This results in improved performance2.1.x 
Setup automation not handling non-numeric characters for JMX configuration

Added better handling of non-numeric characters during setup automation of JMX configuration

2.1.6 BITBITOOL-1720
Landscape Analysis Report progress bar status text needs more info and progress bar is infinitely moving instead of giving actual indication of progressProgress dialog now accurately displays detailed info on exactly what is currently being processed and the progress bar gives indication of how much longer is left to process (rather than just spinning left to right)2.1.6BITBITOOL-1718
Cancel button not working when try to abort analysis report processing on progress barCancel button will now correctly exit report processing at any stage of the data extraction2.1.xBITBITOOL-1718
Semantic Layer Analysis report has poor performance and never seems to finish in large environmentsThe problem is now corrected and report should finish successfully2.1.xBITBITOOL-1719
More improvements for HEC setup automation 2.1.xBITBITOOL-1715


Known Issues and Limitations

On some Windows clients, the sapclientplugin cannot be launched from E2E Trace Wizard because binary is not code signed and causes UAC pop up2.x2.1.5 
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.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:



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.xBI 4.2 SP6BITBITOOL-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 Linux2.1.72.2BITBITOOL-1722
For BOE 4.2, WebI Document Masker now requires SP 5 or later.2.1.7  

Previous 2.1 Release Notes

2.1.6 Release Notes

2.1.5 Release Notes

2.1.4 Release Notes

2.1.3 Release Notes

2.1.2 Release Notes

2.1.1 Release Notes

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