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SAP BusinessObjects Integration Option for SharePoint Software 4.1

SAP Business Objects Share Point Integration in SAP BOBJ 4.1 SP05 steps


The purpose of this document is to configure Microsoft Share Point Integration with SAP Business Objects Application 4.1 SP05


Environment Details:

Operating system: Windows Server 2008 64 Bit

Database: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2/2012

Web Application: Tomcat

SAP Business Objects Tools: SBOP BI PLATFORM 4.1 SP05

Share Point Version: Microsoft Share Point 2010 64 Bit

BOBJ Repository version: 4.1 SP05

Installation & Configuration steps of Microsoft Share Point Portal 2010:

List of Prerequisites Software:

    • Windows server 2008 with SP 2 / Windows 7 / Vista (All OS must be 64bit)
    • Windows 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2008 KB971831
    • WCF Fix article for Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 7 KB976462
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Native Client
    • Microsoft “Geneva” Framework Runtime
    • Microsoft Sync Framework Runtime v1.0 (x64)
    • Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
    • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services ADOMD.NET
    • PowerShell V2 RTM
    • SQL Server 2008 SP1
    • .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (Full Package) KB959209 KB967190

Please refer below link for Microsoft Share Point Portal 2010 Prerequisites & Installation steps


Step by Step SharePoint Server 2010 Installation Guide – CodeProject

System Requirements:

Before installing the integration option for SharePoint software, confirm that the SharePoint server meets the following system requirements:

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  • If a prerequisite is not met and you attempt to install the integration option for SharePoint, a “Prerequisite check” dialog box appears, indicating which prerequisites still need to be met.
  • Detailed system requirements for BI platform and for SharePoint Server 2010, SharePoint Foundation 2010, Office SharePoint Server 2007, and Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 are not included in this document.
  • For detailed system requirements, see the Supported Platforms document on the SAP Support Portal.
  • For a detailed list of supported operating systems and detailed hardware requirements, see the SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0 Platform Availability Matrix document

Below is the status for completion of Microsoft Share Point Server 2010 Installation


To Launch the Site after Share-point Installation:

Open Central Administration Page from Microsoft-Share Point Portal to check the status of Share-point installation


Installation & Configuration steps of SAP Business Objects 4.1 SP05:

When the prerequisite system check completes successfully, click Next


On the “SAP BusinessObjects Information platform services 4.1 SP5 set-up” page, click Next


Accept the License Agreement, and click Next.


To start the installation, click Next.


Installation is in progress


Installation Finish


Installation & Configuration Documents of SAP Business Object Microsoft Share Point Integration 4.1 SP5 (32 bit):

IOMS Installation Start


Reboot the system if  “Windows Sharepoint Service Administration” status is failed. Go to the windows services and start the “Sharepoint 2010 Administration” service as it is in Manual mode


When the prerequisite system check completes successfully, click Next


On the “SAP Integration for Microsoft Sharepoint 4.1 SP5 setup” page, click Next.


Accept the License Agreement, and click Next.


Click Next to Select the url on which the web part is to be deployed.


Type a password for the CMS Administrator account, and click Next.


Click Next and put BOBJ Server URL, If you want to view Business Objects documents then select the first option.


To start the installation, click Next.


Installation is in progress


Installation Completed


Relevant Systems

These enhancements were successfully implemented in the following systems:

  • SAP Business Objects Enterprise Information Management 4.1 SP5
  • IOMS Integration Kit 4.1 SP5

This document is relevant for:

  • SAP Business Objects Administrator
  • Portal Integration Kit with Share Point Server

Reference Material:

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1- Portal Integration Kits:

IOMS Integration for Microsoft Sharepoint KBAs

Integration Option for SharePoint Installation and Administration Guide

Share Point Portal Integration:

SNotes & SAP Links:

Documentation & General Reference:

Product Availability Matrix (PAM):


Official Product Tutorials – Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint Software

BI Platform SCN Wiki space:

Installation & deployment:

1790285 – BI4 SharePoint Integration (IOMS) Installation FAQs

1937432 – How to uninstall IOMS from sharepoint server ?

1839232 – IOMS installer encounters pre-requisite error “Windows sharepoint service administration” in “Failed” status

1863706 – IOMS installation fails when site root is hosted on any drive other than C

1884939 – Sharepoint Integration (IOMS) doesn’t work when Sharepoint is installed on non-default drive

1642995 – Error creating new sharepoint site using Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint template

1877263 – “An error occurred while the applet was initializing” received when opening webi reports in IOMS

1781985 – BI4: Installation of Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint changes the default language of Sharepoint

1738720 – Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint: Webparts not activated when using Sharepoint Site on non-default domain


1737742 – Web Part error when using BI4 and Sharepoint with host headers

1817233 – (IOMS) Web Part Error: A Web Part or Web Form Control on this Page cannot be displayed or imported

1747756 – Missing ribbons after installing Integration Option for Sharepoint (IOMS) with BI 4.0

1692827 – Error “invalid argument” when viewing Advanced Analysis View documents in IOMS – BI4

1667648 – Error: “Could not load type…” in IOMS and BI4 if Explorer is deployed to a Sharepoint Subsite

1958125 – BI 4.0 – “Error: Service PlatformSearchServiceOCA not found on server SIA_NAME.WebApplicationContainerServer” when searching on IOMS

1871307 – Chrome type reverts to “Title only” when trying to change it after adding a IOMS webbpart

1687209 – Parser Error Message – Unknown server tag ‘asp:ScriptManager’ error message when displaying default Sharepoint page after running the IOMS installer

1760862 – Logging off from the “IOMS-Search Results” page in a SharePoint site does not lead the user to the “Logon” page.

1895562 – SBOP BI 4.0: Error: “Fail to render the page” on viewing a Crystal report through Microsoft SharePoint portal

1782600 – Unable to schedule a Crystal report on the Microsoft Sharepoint 2010 when integrated with SAP BI 4.0.

1669906 – Sharepoint Integration – Opening WebIntelligence document as PDF returns blank page with javascript error

1667976 – Opening of a Web Intelligence Report never completes in Sharepoint Portal 2010 Integration

1732054 – Cannot view Web Intelligence Reports in Sharepoint portal 2010 Integration

1669886 – Username and password constantly requested when opening WebIntellignce document as PDF in Sharepoint

1701917 – iPoint – Fails to create publication with personnalization using webi documents

1755489 – Where to find Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint (IOMS) for SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0

1598975 – IIS support for Business objects Business Intelligence 4.0

1771578 – No CMC or BI launchpad available for IIS in SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0

1946679 – Is SAP Business Objects Sharepoint 2003/2007 Portal Integration Kit and (IOMS) supported for integration with XI 3.1 and BI 4.0, BI 4.1 Linux and Unix based systems?

Sharepoint Farm Issues:

1790285 – BI4 SharePoint Integration (IOMS) Farm Installation FAQs

1963391 – BI4 IOMS install fails to work on complex Sharepoint farm environments

1737742 – Web Part error when using BI4 and Sharepoint with host headers


1817053 – How to trace and troubleshoot IOMS Sharepoint – BI4

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      Author's profile photo Sagar Girme
      Sagar Girme

      Good document Daya. Thanks for all your efforts 🙂

      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Informative ! Thanks 🙂

      Author's profile photo Shailendar Anugu
      Shailendar Anugu

      Good Job !!