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Transportation in SAP BW

Expert Sam Gassem explains transportation in BW and sheds light on the functions of the reporting agent.

What is the function of transportation in BW? How does the reporting agent help?
All developments are done in DEV client. Using transport, your developments a re moved from DEV system to QA system for testing. Then again using transport they are being moved to PROD system.

The Reporting Agent is a tool used to schedule reporting functions in the background. The following functions are...

available:

  • Evaluating exceptions
  • Printing queries
  • Pre-calculating Web templates
  • Pre-calculating characteristic variables of type pre-calculated value sets.
  • Pre-calculation of queries for Crystal reports
  • Managing bookmarks
This was last published in February 2007

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