Migrating from BusinessObjects 5.x & 6.x to BusinessObjects XI Release 2

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of how to migrate from a BusinessObjects 5.x/6.x system to BusinessObjects XI Release 2. By the end of the course, students will understand how to properly plan and assess your migration strategy, understand how users and content will migrate from their source environment, as well as understand the BusinessObjects XI Release 2 security model. Students will have the opportunity to practice migrating different types of users and content through a series of workshops. The business benefit of this course is that students will be able to plan for and implement a successful migration from their source system to BusinessObjects XI Release 2.
To be successful, students should have attended the following offerings, or have equivalent knowledge: BusinessObjects 5i Supervisor OR BusinessObjects Supervisor 6.5, BusinessObjects 6.5 Enterprise Administration, BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R1/R2: Administering Users and Content with the CMC and BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R1/R2: Administering Servers - Windows.
3 Days/Lecture & Lab
The target audience for this course is system architects/administrators who are responsible for planning, assessing, and/or implementing a strategy for their organization to migrate from their BusinessObjects 5.x/6.x deployment to the BusinessObjects XI Release 2.
  • Migration Overview
  • Planning and Assessment
  • Administration and Security Workshop
  • Creating a System Backup
  • Using the Import Wizard
  • Validation Workshop
  • BusinessObjects XI R2
  • Administration and Security Workshop
  • Merge versus Update Workshop
  • Migrating Security Workshop
  • Report Migration and
  • Conversion Workshop
  • Final Migration Workshop
  • Incremental Migration

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