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2563814 - How to upgrade from BI 4.0/4.1 to BI 4.2 SP2+ in a clustered environment using sequential method ?


Which is the recommended approach to upgrade from BI 4.0/4.1 to BI 4.2 SP2+ in a clustered landscape using sequential method ?

Below environment is an example of a clustered landscape:
- Nodes: 8
- 2 nodes (say H0 and H9): have no SIA, have web tier (Tomcat)
- 2 nodes (say HQ and HT): have the FRS and the CMS is enabled and running.
- 4 nodes (say 6V, 6J, 6H, 6I) : have no FRS and the CMS are OFF and not autostarted as they are not used.
- Design Studio 1.6 is installed on all 8 nodes.
- Lumira 1.3 is installed only on H0, H9, 6V, 6J.
- Current version is 4.1 SP07 Patch 3
- Desired version is 4.2 SP04



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1
  • Clustered environment
  • Windows / Unix


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


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