Incorrect installation of a BI 7.x Standalone Frontend or errors in the BI Frontend programs: Business Explorer Analyzer, Business Explorer Query designer, Business Explorer Report Designer Business Explorer WebApplicationDesginer and Business Explorer version 3.x
This note is intended for the frontend Business Explorer users of the BI 7.x. The new release of Business Waerhouse (BW) frontend contains more files and additional 3rd party files which are used for the installation.
710 compilation CD1
The BI 7.x tools released along with the SAP GUI 7.10 Compilation 1 presentation 1 CD, does not have a version check program now.
This program is supposed to release with the first patch of the BI 7.x frontend.
Subsequent releases of patches
One of the important news about the 7.x tools is that they are having different settings in the default installation folder options. Now in BI 7.x the client installation folder by default is
C:Program FilesSAPBusiness ExplorerBI. So if any issue arise because of the installation, please check this folder for the 7.x frontend controls ( Unless the customer change this default setting ).
The installation result can be located in the client machines in the follwoing folder. C:Program FilesSAPSapSetup. In case of errors, please send the contents of this folder by attaching to the message.
Frontend Installation check
With the release of BI 7.0, customer can have both the BI 7.0 version as well as BW 350 version of the BW frontend.
Method of use :
- Go to folder C:Program Filescommon FilesSAP SharedBW.
- Execute the program called SAPBEXC710.XLA or SAPBEXC350710.xla
Please note that if you have 3.x BI frontend with a 710 GUI, you need to run the SAPBEXC350710.xla. If you are using 7.x frontend for BI then please run the sapbexc710.xla.
- Goto the sheet named "PC Check".
- Click on the"Start" button.
- Save and attach the resultant xls file.
With respect to the checking mechanism, the old strategy of RED,YELLOW,GREEEN,BLUE is maintained. To know the execution of this version check tool and understand the results please refer the detailed note of 197460.
New Frontend Checksheet
New Checksheet SapBexCheck.xla, for BI 7.x Frontend has been included in patch701. It can be used for Version checking of BI components from now on.
The file sapbexc710.xla will not be delivered with the upcoming Patches.