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2150076 - BI Platform 4.0/4.1 Installation Fails Due to Character Limit in Unix


When running BI Platform installation in an AIX or Solaris server, the installer ( first caches the deployment units. For example:

  • Deploy unit "" is being copied to: "/<BI_Platform_Install_Dir>/InstallData/InstallCache/"
    • Te.g. he resulting absolute path is:
    • This path would then be truncated to
      which causes the install to fail.
  • Installed core dumps at ~14%
  • Error in setupengine.log
    Error: Missing DU bundle file: /businesobjects/BO4/InstallData/InstallCache/<component>/<version>/



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform 4.0 and 4.1
  • IBM AIX or Oracle Solaris operating system


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


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