1803645 - Modify or repair a BI 4.x install, patch or update [How-To] | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1803645 - Modify or repair a BI 4.x install, patch or update [How-To]

Symptom

  • With the release of SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x Support packages (SP) or minor versions, new features come out.  Not all these new features are installed as part of the updates.
  • In some scenario, it might be necessary to repair the install or patches.
  • The Modify and Repair options are not available on Patches and Support Pack (SP) updates.
  • The only option available for Patches and Support Packs upgrade packages in the "Add/Remove Programs" is "Remove" or "Uninstall".
  • Selecting a patch in the modifyOrRemoveProducts.sh on Unix, the installer only provides the following option: "Are you sure you want to uninstall this product?"

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x [4.0, 4.1, 4.2]
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • AIX
  • Solaris

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

repair, modify, BI 4.0, 5.1, 4.2, modifyOrRemoveProducts.sh, Full installer. , KBA , biinst , htkba , BI-BIP-INS , Enterprise (BI platform) installation, upgrade, patching , BI-BIP-DEP , SBOP Web Application Deployment, Wdeploy , How To

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