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BI Platform Support Tool Issue: Support for 32-bit OS

Hi, I understand the BI Platform Support Tool can only be installed/used on 64bit operating systems. Is there a version of the BI Platform Support Tool, or an equivalent tool, that can be installed/used on 32bit operating systems? Am particularly interested in the E2E Tracing Wizard.

Thank you,

Hak Chow

Kaiser Permanente - IT

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  • Posted on Aug 12, 2016 at 01:50 PM

    Hi Hak Chow,

    Unfortunately, there are no plans to support 32-bit operating systems. As a temporary solution (until your client is running 64-bit windows) we usually recommend to put the BIPST client on a sandbox BI 4.x server (since it has to be 64-bit OS). Other customers use a vmware or citrix image to run the BIPST client.

    Regarding other tools, there are none that does what the E2E Trace Wizard does (automate BO_trace overrides, collection of logs, etc). However, you can manually create an E2E Trace by following this KB Article.

    SAP KB Article 1861180 - Customer instructions and best practice for collecting a BI Platform 4.x end to end trace


    Let me know if you have more questions on this.

    Thanks

    Toby

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