Integrating SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.x with SAP NetWeaver

Integrating SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.x with SAP NetWeaver

by Ingo Hilgefort

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781592293957
Publisher: Rheinwerk Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 10/28/2011
Pages: 437
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ingo Hilgefort started with Crystal Decisions in Frankfurt, Germany in the year 1999 as a Trainer and Consultant for Crystal Reports and Crystal Enterprise. With the acquisition of Crystal Decisions by BusinessObjects he moved into the Product Management role for the integration between the BusinessObjects product portfolio and SAP.

Table of Contents

... Introduction ... 151 ... SAP Business­Objects 4.x and SAPNetWeaver ... 21
... 1.1 ... User Interaction ... 22
... 1.2 ... BI Tools and Clients ... 22
... 1.3 ... Management Tools ... 22
... 1.4 ... Platform Service ... 24
... 1.5 ... SAP Business­Objects BI Client Tools ... 26
... 1.6 ... Components for Integration with SAP Landscapes ... 33
... 1.7 ... Summary ... 362 ... Installation and Configuration ... 37
... 2.1 ... Verifying Your SAP Landscape ... 38
... 2.2 ... SAP Business­Objects--Server-Side Installation ... 39
... 2.3 ... SAP Business­Objects--Client-Side Installation ... 52
... 2.4 ... SAP NetWeaver--Server-Side Configuration ... 66
... 2.5 ... Integrating SAP Business­Objects and SAP NetWeaver ... 70
... 2.6 ... Summary ... 1293 ... Semantic Layer and Data Connectivity ... 131
... 3.1 ... Semantic Layer Technology ... 131
... 3.2 ... SAP Business­Objects Semantic Layer Terms ... 132
... 3.3 ... Data Connectivity for SAP Landscapes ... 133
... 3.4 ... Relational Access to SAP ECC ... 143
... 3.5 ... Summary ... 1474 ... SAP Crystal Reports and SAP Landscapes ... 149
... 4.1 ... SAP Crystal Reports 2011 or SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise ... 149
... 4.2 ... Crystal Reports for Enterprise and SAP NetWeaver BW ... 151
... 4.3 ... SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise and SAP ERP ... 170
... 4.4 ... Crystal Reports 2011 and SAP ERP ... 185
... 4.5 ... Migrating from SAP Crystal Reports 2008 to SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise ... 195
... 4.6 ... Summary ... 2005 ... SAP Business­Objects Web Intelligence and SAP NetWeaver BW ... 201
... 5.1 ... SAP Business­Objects Web Intelligence and SAP BW ... 201
... 5.2 ... SAP Business­Objects Web Intelligence and SAP ERP ... 207
... 5.3 ... Creating Your First Report for SAP NetWeaver BW (BICS) ... 208
... 5.4 ... Creating Your First Report for SAP NetWeaver BW (Relational Universe) ... 215
... 5.5 ... Migration from SAP Business­Objects Web Intelligence XI 3.1 to 4.x ... 224
... 5.6 ... Summary ... 2276 ... SAP Business­Objects Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office and SAP NetWeaver BW ... 229
... 6.1 ... Data Connectivity Overview ... 229
... 6.2 ... Supported and Unsupported SAP NetWeaver BW Elements ... 231
... 6.3 ... Creating Your First Workbook in SAP Business­Objects Analysis, Edition for Microsoft Office ... 236
... 6.4 ... Summary ... 2467 ... SAP Business­Objects Analysis, Edition for OLAP and SAP NetWeaver BW ... 247
... 7.1 ... Data Connectivity Overview ... 247
... 7.2 ... Supported and Unsupported SAP NetWeaver BW Elements ... 248
... 7.3 ... Creating Your First Workbook in SAP Business­Objects Analysis, Edition for OLAP ... 252
... 7.4 ... Summary ... 2628 ... SAP Business­Objects Dashboards and SAP Landscapes ... 263
... 8.1 ... SAP Business­Objects Dashboards and SAP NetWeaver BW ... 263
... 8.2 ... SAP Business­Objects Dashboards and SAP ERP ... 271
... 8.3 ... Creating Your First Dashboard with SAP Business­Objects Dashboards ... 272
... 8.4 ... Summary ... 2909 ... SAP Business­Objects Explorer and SAP Landscapes ... 291
... 9.1 ... SAP Business­Objects Explorer and SAP NetWeaver BW ... 291
... 9.2 ... SAP Business­Objects Explorer and SAP ERP ... 296
... 9.3 ... Creating Your First SAP Business­Objects Explorer Information Space ... 297
... 9.4 ... Summary ... 30910 ... SAP Business­Objects Live Office and BI Web Services ... 311
... 10.1 ... Using Live Office and BI Web Services ... 311
... 10.2 ... SAP Business­Objects Dashboards and SAP Business­Objects Live Office ... 312
... 10.3 ... SAP Business­Objects Dashboards and BI Web Services ... 322
... 10.4 ... Summary ... 32811 ... Publications with SAP Data-Level Security ... 329
... 11.1 ... What Is Server-Side Trust? ... 329
... 11.2 ... Configuring Your SAP Server for Server-Side Trust ... 332
... 11.3 ... Configuring Your SAP Business­Objects System for Server-Side Trust ... 337
... 11.4 ... Creating Publications with SAP Crystal Reports and SAPBusiness­Objects Web Intelligence ... 355
... 11.5 ... Summary ... 36212 ... Integration with SAP NetWeaver Portal ... 363
... 12.1 ... BI Content with SAP NetWeaver Portal iViews ... 363
... 12.2 ... BI Content with Knowledge Management ... 381
... 12.3 ... Summary ... 39313 ... Troubleshooting and Tips ... 395
... 13.1 ... Tracing for SAP Business­Objects Services and Applications ... 395
... 13.2 ... Data Connectivity ... 396
... 13.3 ... Single Sign-On and Authentication ... 415
... 13.4 ... Publishing SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ... 416
... 13.5 ... Publications ... 417
... 13.6 ... Performance ... 419
... 13.7 ... Summary ... 42114 ... Integration Outlook ... 423
... 14.1 ... Summary ... 425 ... The Author ... 427 ... Index ... 429

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