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2697057 - C4C-BYD - How to Download and Upload Analytical Objects


This Knowledge Base Article aims to help you achieve the fully understanding on how to download and upload analytical objects, such as Reports, Data Sources, KPI's, etc, from a source tenant to a target tenant for example, which is the same as test tenant and productive tenant in a real business perspective.


  • SAP Cloud for Customer
  • SAP Business by Design


Your requirement is to transfer a Custom Report from the Source Tenant to the Target Tenant. To do so, follow the steps and sections below:

Download the Report XML file from the Source Tenant:

  1. Go to the Business Analytics work center.
  2. Go to the Common Tasks work center view.
  3. In the Upload/Download section, click on the option Download.
  4. Now, in the drop-down list, select the object type you would like to download, in this case, we can select Report.
  5. Click on the option Add.
  6. Open the Value Help of the Name Field that is now being displayed on the list to search for all the available reports.
  7. You can either select a report from the screen or search a specific report you would like to download.
  8. After selecting the desired Report, you can click on the button Download, where an XML file will be download to your computer.

Upload the Report XML file in the Target Tenant:

  1. In the Target Tenant, go to the Business Analytics work center.
  2. Go to the Common Tasks work center view.
  3. In the Upload/Download section, this time, click on the option Upload.
  4. Click on the button Upload Object and select the XML file previously downloaded from the Source Tenant.
  5. After that, you will notice that all the content which was downloaded will be listed on the screen.
  6. In case everything is fine, you can proceed by clicking on the button Save.

After following these procedures, the Report from the Source Tenant will be now available in the Target Tenant as well. This example has covered the download/upload of a Report, but this same procedure can also be applicable for Data Sources, Dashboards, KPI's and Key Figures.


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