SAP Business Objects Enterprise

BusinessObjects XIr2 Import Wizard Crashing

Having resolved my DB2 client issue I now have an  issue with the Import Wizard of BusinesObjects XIr2. When importing a BIAR file to BOE the Import Wizard crashes right at then end when I clicked on Finish.

To fix this was simple enough. The Import Wizard creates a log file when it performs an import or export and this log file is created in the folder,

C:Program FilesBusiness ObjectsBusinessObjects Enterprise 11.5Logging

The BusinessObjects client tools was installed by someone else who had Admin rights to the desktop but my logon to the desktop only provided basic user rights and as such I didn’t have permission to write to the above logging folder. To fix the issue it was just a case of providing my logon with read/write permission to this folder.

It’s a shame that the Import Wizard didn’t give an appropriate error message and just bombed out. Or even allow log files to be written to an alternative directory. Maybe something to be fixed for next time ?

AL

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s