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DataServices : Install BODS function group on SAP system

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Method 1 – Recommended one: Using the CTS (Transport)

Prerequisite:

  • Identify the correct R900xxx.xxx and K900xxx.xxx to use, for it, read the readme.txt file in the following folder <install_dir>/Business Objects Data Services/admin/R3_functions/transport
  • In case of DataServices version before 4.1, you need to check the Unicode or Non-Unicode version of SAP system. To do it, log on to the SAP system, in the Menu Bar, go to ->System -> Status:

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On the SAP Server:

  • Copy R900xxx.xxx in /usr/sap/trans/data, check write privilege on file (chmod 666 on Unix)

  • Copy K900xxx.xxx in /usr/sap/trans/cofiles, check write privilege on file (chmod 666 on Unix)

With Transaction AL11 you could check that both files are present

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Launch STMS transaction in SAP

Click on , DataServices Transport are not available

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In Menu Bar, click on

   ->Extras

      ->Other Requests

         ->Add

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Select the DataServices transport to add. If files copied in folders are: x900yyy.R63, transport request is R63K900yyy.

Click on .

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The DataServices transport is now available, Select it and click on .

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  • Fill the right Target Client

  • Mark checkbox “Ignore Invalid Component Version“

Click on .

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Open SE37 transaction and check if function module starting with /BODS/* are available.

Function module name are displayed in DataServices documentation.

Method 2 - Use .txt file

            (See DataServices documentation)

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