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prashant-chavan
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Hi Everyone,

Often during SAP Ariba implementation, we create several Analytical Reports in Ariba Test realm as per customer's requirements. However, it becomes a redundant task to create those same reports in Production realm during cutover.

This blog explains the steps to import Analytical Reports from Ariba test realm to Production realm.

Pre-requisite:

Parameter Application.Analysis.ReportDumpFromUIEnabled must be set as Yes in Ariba Test and Production realms.

This parameter is controlled by SAP Ariba Support team and you need to create a case to set this parameter value as Yes.

Procedure:

Step 1: In your Test realm, move all the reports which you want to export in a new folder under ‘Public Reports’ folder

Step 2: Click on the folder 🡪 Click ‘Action’ under Create select Export Reports in Folder to File and select a destination to save in your local system and save the file.

Step 3: In your Production realm, under Public Reports create a folder in which you want to import the reports.

Step 4: Click on the folder 🡪 Click Action > under Create select Import Reports from File to Folder 🡪 Select the file you saved in your local system and then click Import

Following additional points needs to be ensured before importing the reports from one realm to another:

  • Ensure you have Full System Groups assigned for Report Administration. 
  • Ensure Reports Exported does not contain any Custom Fields, Custom Measures, and Custom Measure Calculations.
  • Avoid Reports with Fact Sources not available in Destination Realm.
  • Ensure Reports Exported does not contain Filter Criteria for selected values only existing in Source Realm
  • Avoid using Personal Workspace due to potential conflicts or limitations of User Roles, Permissions, or Folder Access.
  • Ensure Report UNIQUE Owner ID exist in both Source + Destination Realm. To ensure uniqueness, it is safe to have all Report Owner as functional Owner Username (Customer Support Admin). Owner of a Report Name can be changed under Attributes for a Report Name. Change to Owner (Customer Support Admin) requires this User to perform this.
  • Ensure the content in the Folder Exported ONLY contain plain SAP Ariba Reports (i.e. not other Document Formats).

 

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