SAP BusinessObjects BI Maintenance

On this page, you will find helpful resources on SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence maintenance topics.

Maintenance Strategy

Other Documents relative to SAP BusinessObjects BI Maintenance

BI 4.3 SP1

Check here for the major innovations delivered with BI 4.3 and BI 4.3 SP1:

Other useful links:

If you are looking forward to making yourself familiar with the BI 4.3 SP1 capabilities, then SAP CAL allows you to test it for free:  

SAP BI 4.3 SP1 Available on SAP Cloud Appliance Library

BI 4.2 SP9

BI 4.2 Support Package 9 is the last planned on the 4.2 stack which will receive mainstream support until end of 2022 and priority one support until end of 2024.

We recommend moving to the 4.3 version to benefit from the latest features, up to date platforms, connectivity and security standards.

Useful links:

Latest Supports:

  • SAP GUI 7.70 (September 2021)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.9 (May 2021)

Products Sunset

The End of Life (EOL) for Adobe Flash Player was on January 12th 2021, hence SAP has stopped shipping and supporting the following products starting the releases 4.2 SP09 & 4.3:

See also the complete  Products and tools deprecated in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.3.

    SAP Support

    SAP Community

    • SAP Community Q&A - How to ask a question, Using Tags, How to answer a question.
    • KBA 2503236 - How to post SAP BI related questions on SAP Community?
    • To streamline the processing of requests we highly recommend that you use at least one of the 3 following SAP Managed Tags when you submit a new question on the SAP BusinessObjects BI Community: 
    1. SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 
    2. SAP BusinessObjects - Web Intelligence (WebI)
    3. SAP BusinessObjects - Semantic Layer
    • Check out the Community Resource List to get the full list of tags to be used for SAP Analytics.