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How to install SAP BusinessObjects Analysis Office 2.1 BIP Add-on

Analysis Office 2.1 is in ramp-up now.  Below are the steps to install the 2.1 add-on to the BI Platform.  For platform dependencies, check the Product Availability Matrix at

After downloading the software, extracting it and running the .ZIP file I failed the prerequisites:


I then downloaded the Microsoft .NET framework 4.5


I then re-ran setup again:



Click Next


Success, the prerequisites are met


Click Next


Click Next again


Go with the defaults and click Next


Enter password and ensure CMS name is correct (CMS blanked out here by design)


Click Next


The final screen shows a successful installation.

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