Updating cs server
As the available components for selection at the creation of a support message is depending on the recorded version in the system (by the customer/partner), we can better streamline our support teams in supporting your messages slightly faster.The new license key requires to update the system information as recorded in SAP support system, enabling both SAP and customers to gain from an improved support model.If you are running a greenfield installation, you will have the normal installation screen requesting a license key during the install.If you had any BI4.x version before, this also would require the request of a new license key.after entering the Central Management Console of your updated BI4.2 deployment and navigate to - To enable your servers, you will have to enter your new 4.2 License Key.For this, navigate to the “License Key” tab of the Central Management Console.If you have a clustered system, you need to install the BI4.2 SP2 Update on all systems before proceeding with the next step.Example screenshot when upgrading a BI4.1 into BI4.2 SP2 (or higher), containing multiple post installation instructions: Once all the servers in your BI Deployment have been updated to BI4.2 SP2, you have to enter the Central Management Console of your deployment.
The following products from the SAP Business Objects portfolio do need a new license key when updating into BI4.2 SP02 or higher.
You will be informed that the existing License Key(s) are invalid It is important that you delete your old License Key(s) before entering your new License Key(s).
If you enter your 4.2 License Key while the old keys are still in the system you will get an error while adding your license key.
SAP strongly recommend to record all of your SAP products as deployed accordingly.
If you have multiple systems like Development, Test, Quality and Prod it would be recommended to record each system.
In case you are using the default (SQLAnywhere) database for the CMS, please ensure you deploy the SQLAnywhere 16 drivers on the additional nodes for for updating them.