|Summary: this page describes how to use the standalone CAST SAP BusinessObjects Extractor to extract data from a supported SAP BusinessObjects instance so that it can be packaged in the CAST Delivery Manager Tool and subsequently analyzed.|
CAST AIP has provided support for analyzing SAP BusinessObjects source code via its BO Analyzer (provided out-of-the-box in CAST AIP) for some time now. This "legacy" analyzer requires the following:
These requirements can sometimes present significant difficulties for the process of on-boarding a SAP BusinessObjects application into CAST AIP. As a direct result of this and wanting to simplify the approach, CAST has developed the SAP BusinessObjects Analyzer as a standalone extension. The extension provides a means to analyze SAP BusinessObjects source code "offline", i.e. no connection to the SAP BusinessObjects instance is required. In addition there is no longer any requirement to have BusinessObjects (the BO Designer module) installed on the workstation on which the CAST Management Studio is being run from.
If you want to use the standalone SAP BusinessObjects Analyzer extension to analyze your SAP BusinessObjects source code, you must use the CAST SAP BusinessObjects Extractor first:
The standalone database extractor is a command line tool which does not require installation. You can specify:
You can obtain the SAP BusinessObjects Extractor from the CAST Product Center - this requires a CAST login.
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