As part of BI4.2 BP05, you will find a new application called BI Administration Console which caters to the different needs of BI Administrators, Delegated Administrators and Developers. I am writing this to give you a short introduction about it. you can access it through below URL
The purpose of this application is administrate BI landscapes efficiently and automate your day today tasks easily. It is a container for improvised versions of administration applications. As of now you can see Landscape Management & Automation Framework applications.
In SP05 Landscape management application is there only to support Automation framework, so you will see only minimum features. Through Landscape Management application,you can register multiple landscapes like Production, Quality, Development etc and provide credentials for each landscape. Once you enter credentials, you can use these lanscapes in Automation Framework.
Through Automation Framework, you can automate your complex and repetitve BI tasks
Consider that you need to perform the following BI tasks in order: