ZCM 11.2 How to get the latest version of the BOE engine for ZRS Reporting Server

  • 7004790
  • 24-Apr-2012
  • 02-May-2012

Environment

Novell ZENworks 11 Configuration Management Support Pack 2 - ZCM 11 SP2 Reporting Server

Situation

How can the BOE (Business Objects Enterprise) engine for the ZRS reporting Server for ZCM 11.2 be updated to the latest version, and what does it add?

Resolution

ZENworks11SP2_ReportingSP4 patch can be downloaded from https://download.novell.com/Download?buildid=tWd1f9nE0Zc~ - note that this patch must not be applied  to Linux servers using Sybase for the ZCM database

What's new in this release?
  1. Saving a Web Intelligence report as a Text file
    It is now possible to save a Web Intelligence report as a text file.
  2. Security enhancement
    This release includes the following security enhancement:
    To prevent impersonation, BusinessObjects Enterprise now enables administrators to disable sensitive
    fields in all emails sent for scheduled reports. Specifically the “From” field can now be disabled using
    settings specified in the management console
  3. Thread-dump support
    This release includes enhanced supportability features. Thread dumps from SAP BusinessObjects
    deployments can now be retrieved for debugging purposes.

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