Personalization in SAP Business Intelligence 4.0 Web Intelligence Publications – Business Intelligence (BusinessObjects)


The purpose of this WIKI page is to demonstrate the creation of Publications for bursting Web Intelligence reports with the use of personalization.


This WIKI explains how to create publications using personalization when scheduling Web Intelligence documents via BI LaunchPad in SAP Business Intelligence 4.0.

It covers the creation of the publication, setting up profiles for use with personalization and using personalization to provide recipients with customized data.

What is a Publication?

Publishing allows for customized information to be sent to groups or individuals in the form of Web Intelligence documents or Crystal Reports.

This customization is defined by several publishing rules such as document sources, recipients and personalization.

Refer to the BI Launch Pad User Guide for BI 4 found on for information on using Publications.

From this guide:
Publishing makes documents, such as Crystal reports and Web Intelligence documents, available automatically via email or FTP

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Business Intelligence Platform – Pattern Books Index – Business Intelligence (BusinessObjects)

Available Pattern Books


PB on Deploying BI Platform on Linux with Tomcat and Sybase ASE


In this pattern, we deploy SAP BusinessObjects BI platform on Linux. This pattern uses one web server, two application servers (Tomcat 7), and two BI platform installations (Red Hat). The CMS database is Sybase ASE and the authentication is Windows AD.

Orig. Release Date: July 2012

PB on Deploying SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform on Windows with BO Mobile and Explorer


In this pattern, we deploy SAP BusinessObjects BI platform on Windows 2008 release 2.


Orig. Release Date: May 2013

PB on Upgrading from BOE XI 3.1 to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1    


This pattern book covers the workflow required to UPGRADE from SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 to SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.1 Release.         


Orig. Release Date: December 2014                   

PB on Updating SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 system to BI 4.1


This pattern book covers the workflow required

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Administration – Business Intelligence (BusinessObjects)

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