Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Starting BPC 10 Web Client

I had brief look at BPC 10 NetWeaver version. BPC which stands for SAP BusinessObjects Planning and Consolidation is part of SAP EPM applications. BPC 10 requires an SAP BW 7.3 system as backend. You need to install BPC component CPMBPC into your ABAP stack to enable this functionality. BPC is written using Adobe Flex (an open source framework for building rich Internet applications that get delivered via the Flash Player or to desktops via Adobe AIR.) web front-end. MS Excel interface still remains for inputting and reporting data out of the system.

In order to connect to BPC you need to enable following services on ABAP stack in order to access BPC in TA SICF:
/default_host/sap/EPM_BPC/web - web client itself
/default_host/sap/poa - Base REST service (for Adobe Flex platform)

Below see possibilities how to access BPC:

To launch the Planning and Consolidation Web Client or logon page of BPC 10:
Open a web browser and enter URL 


where is the server name/IP address and port number of the Planning and Consolidation application server.

To launch BPC web reports via a URL link:

For NW version:
https://server.domain:port/sap/bpc/web?re=1#liveReport={report guid};cm={environment name}

For MS version:
https://server.domain:port/sap/bpc/web/#liveReport={report guid};cm={environment name}

How to recognize either your BW has BPC installed? Check following software component in BW backend e.g.:
CPMBPC    800    0007    SAPK-80007INCPMBPC    CPM Business Planning and Consolidation

See further useful info on BPC 10:
BPC in nutshell
Learn more about Flex at flex.org


Unknown said...

Hi please help me with a problem when i try to start the web clent it never end to charge, but the Planning and Consolidation Administration Client works OK, i have done the server diagnostic and all goes green.

thank you for you time

Unknown said...

Hi !

I have a problem when i oppen the link in web for administration , the load never ends, this note describe my problem : 2136614 - BPC MS Web Client cannot start , but the solution dont help to my, please let me know any clue.

Thank you

Martin Maruskin said...

Hi Slash,

apart of checking firewall or antivirus settings that may block flash player plugin I do not really have any other idea.