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1983169 - Patch History Analysis Tool

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The Patch History tool is used to generate a detailed report regarding the installation history on a node running:

 

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 / 4.1      
  • SAP Data Services 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2
  • Information Steward 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2


Information collected from the host includes:

 

  • Which products and patches were installed
  • What order were they installed
  • What date/time it was installed
  • Was it an install, uninstall, repair
  • Which user installed it
  • What was the build number
  • What is the setup language
  • Was the installation committed successfully to the manifest

 

The following is example output from an SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 node:


PRODUCT


TYPE

DATE / TIME

BUILD

INSTALL USER

SETUP LANGUAGE

COMMITTED

Information Platform Services 4.0 SP4

Install

2013-06-11 / 07:50:10

14.0.4.738

Administrator

en

TRUE

Information Platform Services 4.0 update SP5

Install

2013-06-12 / 09:19:16

14.0.5.882

Administrator

en

TRUE

Information Platform Services 4.0 update SP5 Patch 9

Install

2013-06-12 / 09:45:30

14.0.5.1080

Administrator

en

TRUE

Data Services 4.0 SP2

Install

2013-08-23 / 11:56:09

14.1.2.378

Administrator

en

TRUE

Data Services 4.0 SP2

Maintenance

2013-08-23 / 15:07:04

14.1.2.378

Administrator

en

TRUE

Information Steward 4.0 SP1 Patch 1.3

Install

2013-08-23 / 15:23:28

14.1.1.449

Administrator

en

TRUE

Data Services 4.0 SP3

Upgrade

2014-02-17 / 10:08:37

14.1.3.515

Administrator

en

TRUE

Information Steward 4.0 SP3

Upgrade

2014-02-17 / 10:36:46

14.1.3.502

Administrator

en

TRUE

The following is example output from an SAP Data Services node:

PRODUCT TYPE DATE / TIME BUILD INSTALL USER SETUP LANGUAGE COMMITTED
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 SP4 Install 2012-11-15 / 11:38:17 14.0.4.738 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
Data Services 4.0 SP3 Install 2012-11-16 / 09:43:14 14.0.3.273 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP4 Patch 5 Install 2012-11-19 / 10:53:14 14.0.4.855 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
Data Services 4.0 SP3 Patch 1 Upgrade 2012-11-19 / 12:11:46 14.0.3.353 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP5 Install 2013-04-26 / 15:59:25 14.0.5.882 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP5 Patch 7 Install 2013-04-26 / 18:12:57 14.0.5.1036 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
Data Services 4.0 SP3 Patch 3 Upgrade 2013-04-26 / 19:52:46 14.0.3.451 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.0 SP7 Install 2013-08-24 / 13:00:29 14.0.7.1147 TCoffman en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Install 2013-08-25 / 14:32:03 14.0.6.1036 TCoffman en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 4 Install 2013-08-25 / 17:36:34 14.0.6.1145 TCoffman en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 11 Install 2014-01-24 / 19:19:10 14.0.6.1312 TCoffman en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 11 Uninstall 2014-02-06 / 15:29:57 14.0.6.1312 TCoffman en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Install 2014-02-07 / 13:28:07 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Uninstall 2014-02-07 / 17:46:51 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Install 2014-02-08 / 13:55:23 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Uninstall 2014-02-08 / 16:33:32 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Install 2014-02-08 / 23:39:15 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Uninstall 2014-02-09 / 11:17:49 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Install 2014-02-09 / 21:09:05 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Uninstall 2014-02-10 / 12:48:55 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Install 2014-02-10 / 18:31:01 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Uninstall 2014-02-11 / 12:56:44 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE
SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 update SP6 Patch 10 Install 2014-02-11 / 15:26:10 14.0.6.1272 SAP\TJohnston en TRUE

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2
  • SAP Data Services 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2
  • Information Steward 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2

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 Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2 ; SAP Information Steward 4.0 ; SAP Information Steward 4.1 ; SAP Information Steward 4.2

Keywords

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