SAP BusinessObjects BI Enterprise Platform 4.x Server Administration Windows (BOE320)

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About this Course

Prepare you to perform key administrative tasks in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform to manage users, groups, and objects, and to distribute contents to users.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for the following audiences:

  • System Administrators
  • System Architects
  • Lead Deployment Project Teams

At Course Completion

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform common server management and administrative tasks in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Manage and configure servers
  • Troubleshoot SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform


  • Familiarity with Windows Server 2000/2003 administration and security concepts (global/local groups, and directory structure)
  • Familiarity with tasks involved in supporting users and groups access in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Familiarity with content and account management in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform
  • Familiarity with SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence launch pad
  • Familiarity with security concepts in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform

Course Outline

1. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

  • Identifying the Server Components of the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence BI Platform
  • Understanding the Platform Architecture

2. Installing the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) Platform

  • Server-side Installation
  • Client-side Installation

3. Server Administration & Management

  • Accessing & Using the Central Management Console (CMC)
  • Accessing and Using the Central Configuration Manager (CCM)

4. Web Application Services Management

  • Configuring Web Application Servers

5. Central Management Server (CMS)

  • Managing the CMS Database
  • Configuring Platform Audit Controls

6. File Repository Server Management

  • Accessing and Managing the File Repository Server
  • Using Repository Diagnostic Tools

7. Adaptive Servers

  • Managing the Adaptive Job Server
  • Managing the Adaptive Processing Server

8. Crystal Reports Server

  • Demonstrating Information Flows in Crystal Reports
  • Configuring Crystal Reports
  • Managing Crystal Reports Servers

9. Web Intelligence Server

  • Managing Document Schedules
  • Viewing Web Intelligence Documents
  • Configuring the Web Intelligence Processing Server
  • Configuring a Connection Server

10. Dashboard Servers

  • Configuring and Managing Dashboard Servers

11. Explorer Servers

  • Configuring and Managing Explorer Servers
  • Managing a Geographic Info Space

12. Event Servers

  • Configuring & Managing Event Servers
  • Scheduling Reports with Events

13. Platform Monitoring

  • Monitoring SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise