SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for the Microsoft platform

Maintenance of SAP BPC 7.x MS

We recently received some questions from several customers regarding the end of maintenance of SAP BPC 7.0 and 7.5 MS. As a product manager responsible for BPC MS, I would like to use this blog to share with everyone the maintenance timeline of different releases of SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for the Microsoft Platform, and next-step options for existing 7.X customers. Maintenance of difference releases Based on previous …

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Install SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation 7.5

Purpose                                                                                     The posting describes the steps to Install SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation (BPC) 7.5 .  The installation will be done in two servers, a database server and SAP BPC server which will have application server/web server component for SAP BPC. I have used SAP BPC documentation however it took me sometime to complete the installation successfully so I wrote the instructions below based in my experience 1. Build a …

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Business ProcessFlow in EPM 10.1

Noticed the 7.5 MS Business Process Flows are not available in the Action pane in EPM 10.1 MS. How to enable the menu for BPF and have BPF in Excel addin and on web client. On the web client for EPM 10.1 can only see the Business Process menu but does not have anything subfolder for to create… etc. Also logging into Admin client and recreating and applying security changes …

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SAP Early Knowledge Transfer for SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, Version for Microsoft is now available in SAP Learning Hub.

Hi Everyone, SAP Early Knowledge Transfer for SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, Version for Microsoft is now available in SAP Learning Hub. After you have the access to SAP Learning Hub with Enterprise, Customer or Partner Edition Subscription, you will be able to see following Learning Maps for consultants. SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, Version for Microsoft: Learning Map for Consultants (Search Term: EKT_BPC101MSSOL) BPC 10.1 MS HTML5 …

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BPC 10.1 for Microsoft (ramp-up)

2015-04-24 Hi All, Just installed BPC 10.1 SP 1 ramp-up for MS(did a upgrade on BPC 10.0 SP16, just hit upgrade, worked like a charm) and felt like a kid waiting for it to finish so I could look and find all at the new cool features/layout. Ok let’s start with the admin client, I can’t see any difference at all, I was actually expecting the admin interface to be …

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SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for the Microsoft platform

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for the Microsoft platform has been released to customers. It is now available for download from SAP Service Marketplace. Customers and partners can apply for the Ramp-Up program. Please see Note 2112337 and the following Blog SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for the Microsoft Platform extends web based options for customers for further information.

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Installing EPM add-in on Microsoft Office 2013: Fix for Visual Basic For Application 2013 Or Later Needed Error.

Many colleagues have experienced difficulty attempting to install the EPM add-in on Microsoft Office 2013 due to the following error message: “THE FOLLOWING COMPONENTS ARE REQUIRED: – MICROSOFT VISUAL BASIC FOR APPLICATION 2013 OR LATER”. Thus we need to locate an installer for Visual Basic for Application 2013 or later. (Important: I spent a long time attempting to locate a VBA 2015 Module that came from a “trusted and unbiased” …

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BPC MS Admin Excel Member Sheet not updated (when running Admin_MakeDim DTSX)

Recently we tried to improve one of our BPC MS Environments integration, using Admin_MakeDim DTSX. This SSIS allows you to update an existing BPC Dimension from a MS DB Table. The only prerequisite concerning you have to fulfill is related to the structure of MS Table: is must to reproduce the mbr table structure. The following sample is designed on a copy of Environment Shell, on Product Dimension (uou can …

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BPC10MS Cannot Modify Model Structure (OSS Note 1792879)

Recently I had to modify a BPC Model in BPC10MS: a new dimension had to be added. We received the error message: “This model has journals defined; you cannot modify the model structure” In the model there was a journal template implemented but no journals neither posted nor saved. We found the error message is a little bit misleading, but using “cannot modify model” keyword in EPM-BPC* we found OSS …

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Lite optimization in BPC MS

Introduction The transaction data cube of standard BPC model (on the analysis services side) consists of three partitions: fact, fac2 and WB.  The fact and fac2 partitions are of MOLAP type (reads the records from the cube storage) and the WB table is of ROLAP type (reads the data from table directly).  Due to this performance of the data retrieval from WB partition is relatively slower than fac2 and fact …

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