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1767916 - How to configure 64-bit & 32-bit Oracle clients for use with SAP BI 4.x


  • The SAP BI Central Management Server uses 64-bit database clients to communicate with the CMS system database (a.k.a. CMS repository)
  • Crystal Reports documents report against databases using 32-bit clients
  • In an SAP BI environment running on Linux or Unix, in which both the CMS and Crystal Reports require connectivity to Oracle...
  • How to configure both 64-bit and 32-bit Oracle clients on the same host?



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2
  • all supported operating systems (Linux / Unix / Windows)
  • all supported 32-bit and 64-bit Oracle client versions


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2


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