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3072633 - How to configure Oracle client for use with SAP BI 4.3


  • The SAP BI Central Management Server uses 64-bit database clients to communicate with the CMS system database (a.k.a. CMS repository)
  • Starting with BI 4.3, Crystal Reports reporting also uses 64-bit clients / database drivers
  • How to configure Oracle client for both the CMS system database + Crystal Reports reporting in BI 4.3 



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.3
  • all supported operating systems (Windows / Linux / Unix)
  • all supported 64-bit Oracle client versions


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3


KBA , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , BI-BIP-SRV , CMS / Auditing issues (excl. 3rd Party Authentication) , How To

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