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April 26, 2007

Data Integrator Release Notes

Data Integrator 11.7.2.0

for Windows and UNIX

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Patents Business Objects owns the following U.S. patents, which may cover products that are offered and sold by Business Objects: 5,555,403, 6,247,008 B1, 6,578,027 B2, 6,490,593 and 6,289,352.

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IntroductionData Integrator Release Notes

IntroductionBusinessObjects Data Integrator XI Release 2 (XI R2) Accelerated version 11.7.2.0 is a functional release. For an overview of new features included in this release, see the Data Integrator Release SummaryThis document contains important information about this product release including installation notes, details regarding the latest resolved issues as well as known issues with this release, and important information for existing customers.Please read this entire document before installing your Business Objects software.Note: To obtain the latest version of Data Integrator documentation, including the most up-to-date version of these Release Notes, go to the Customer Support documentation download site (http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation/) and follow the appropriate product guide links.

Data Integrator information resourcesConsult the Data Integrator Getting Started Guide for:• An overview of Data Integrator products and architecture• Data Integrator installation and configuration information• A list of product documentation and a suggested reading pathAfter you install Data Integrator (with associated documentation), you can view the technical documentation from several locations. To view documentation in PDF format:• If you accepted the default installation, select Start > Programs >

Business Objects > Data Integrator > Data Integrator Documentation and select:• Data Integrator Release Notes—Opens this document, which

includes known and fixed bugs, migration considerations, and last-minute documentation corrections

• Data Integrator Release Summary—Opens the Release Summary PDF, which describes the latest Data Integrator features

• Data Integrator Technical Manuals—Opens the Data Integrator PDF documentation suite

• Data Integrator Core Tutorial—Opens the Data Integrator Core Tutorial PDF, which you can use for basic stand-alone training purposes

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• Select one of the following from the Designer’s Help menu:• Release Notes• Release Summary• Technical Manuals• Tutorial

Other links from the Designer’s Help menu include:• Data Integrator Community—Opens a browser window to Diamond, the

Business Objects developer community Web site• Knowledge Base—Opens a browser window to the Business Objects

Online Customer Support Web siteYou can also open the Data Integrator documentation from links on the new Start Page that opens automatically when you open the Designer. To open the Designer, choose Start > Programs > Business Objects > Data Integrator > Data Integrator Designer. To obtain additional information that might have become available following the release of this document or for documentation for previous releases (including Release Summaries and Release Notes), visit the Business Objects Customer Support Web site at http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation/.

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In this documentThese release notes contain the following sections:• Compatibility and limitations update• Software requirements for UNIX• Migration considerations• Adapter interfaces• Resolved issues• Known issues• Documentation updates• Business Objects information resources• Copyright information

Compatibility and limitations updateThis section describes changes in compatibility between Data Integrator and other applications. It also summarizes limitations associated with this version of Data Integrator.For the latest and detailed compatibility, availability, and limitation information, see the Supported Platforms documentation on the Business Objects Customer Support Web site at:http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation

Compatibility updateThis section describes:• Supported products• Unsupported productsFor complete compatibility and availability details, see the Business Objects Supported Platforms documentation on the Business Objects Customer Support Web site:http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation

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Supported products• Data Integrator now supports multibyte Metadata for table names,

column names, file names, and file paths. The following table lists which sources support multibyte and single-byte Metadata and which support single-byte only:

* Support for multibyte Metadata is dependent on comparable support in the applications, databases, and technologies with which Data Integrator interoperates.

• Support is now available for the following platforms and configurations:• DataDirect ODBC Driver version 5.2• Data Federator XI R2 version 11.5• Data Federator XI R2 Accelerated versions 11.6.2 and 11.7.0• Salesforce.com (all versions)• .NET support for Web services• SAP ECC 6.0 via ABAP, BAPI and IDOC

Please note that this support is available on Data Integrator 11.7 only and not Rapid Marts. Check your Rapid Marts documentation to get the latest support information for that product.

• Data Quality 11.6

Multibyte and single-byte Metadata supported*

Single-byte Metadata supported

AIX 64-bit nativeBusinessObjects EnterpriseData FederatorDB2InformixMySQLODBCOracleSiebelMicrosoft SQL ServerSybase ASESybase IQTeredataXML

Attunity connector for mainframe databasesData QualityJD EdwardsNetezzaOracle ApplicationsPeopleToolsSAP R/3 SAP BW Server

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• Excel version 97, XP, 2000 and 2003 (please check the Limitations section for Excel support on Unix) as a source

• Impact analysis will interoperate with:• BusinessObjects universes 6.5.1, XI, XI R2, XI R2 SP1, and XI R2

SP2• Web Intelligence documents versions 6.5.1, XI, XI R2, XI R2 SP1,

and XI R2 SP2• Desktop Intelligence documents versions 6.5.1, XI, XI R2, and XI R2

SP1 and XI R2 SP2• Business Views XI, XI R2, XI R2 SP1, and XI R2 SP2• Business Views XI R2 SP2

• The scheduling functionality is supported with BusinessObjects version XI R2 or later versions of the BusinessObjects Enterprise scheduler

• The following Universe Builder versions are compatible with Data Integrator 11.7.2.0:• The stand-alone Universe Builder version 11.5 bundled with Data

Integrator 11.7.2.0. This stand-alone version of Universe Builder will interoperate with Business Objects version 6.5.1 and XI. Find Universe Builder documentation in the “Building Universes from Data Integrator Metadata Sources” chapter of the Universe Designer Guide, which you can download from the Business Objects Customer Support Web site at http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation/. Select BusinessObjects Enterprise as the product and Universe Designer Guide as the document.

• The Universe Builder version bundled with BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R2, XI R2 SP2 (see the required BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R2 SP1 CHF-13 patch information in the Resolved issues section of this document for ADAPT00534412)

• ODBC to generic database support has been validated with the following database servers and ODBC drivers. For complete compatibility details, see the Business Objects Supported Platforms documentation on the Business Objects Customer Support Web site: http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation/• Microsoft SQL Server 2000 via DataDirect Connect for ODBC 5.2.• MySQL version 5.0 via ODBC driver version 3.51.12 on Windows

and MySQL version 4.1 via ODBC driver version 3.51.10 on Windows and UNIX.Note: Driver version 3.51.12 is required in the multibyte environment.

• Red Brick version 6.3 via ODBC driver version IBM 6.3

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• SQLAnywhere version 9.0.1 via ODBC driver version Adaptive Server Anywhere 9.0

• Sybase IQ version 12.6 requires ESD 4• Log-based changed-data capture (CDC) works with the following

database versions• Oracle version 9.2 and above compatible versions for synchronous

CDC and Oracle version 10G and above compatible version for asynchronous CDCNote: Changed-data capture for Oracle 10G R2 does not support multibyte table and column names due to a limitation in Oracle.

• Microsoft SQL Server 2000 and 2005• IBM DB2 UDB for Windows version 8.2 using DB2 Information

Integrator for Replication Edition version 8.2 (DB2 II Replication) and IBM WebSphere Message Queue version 5.3

• IBM DB2 UDB for z/OS using DB2 Information Integrator Event Publisher for DB2 UDB for z/OS and IBM WebSphere Message Queue version 5.3.1

• IBM IMS/DB using DB2 Information Integrator Classic Event Publisher for IMS and IBM WebSphere Message Queue version 5.3.1

• IBM VSAM under CICS using DB2 Information Integrator Classic Event Publisher for VSAM and IBM WebSphere Message Queue version 5.3.1

• Attunity for mainframe sources using Attunity Connect version 4.6.1• NCR Teradata V2R6 with TTU 8.0 and NCR Teradata ODBC 3.0.4 and

V2R6.1 with TTU 8.1 and NCR Teradata ODBC 03.05.00This support requires the following TTU patches:• On Windows platforms:

• cliv2.04.08.00.01.exe• tbld5000.05.00.00.01.exe• psel5000.05.00.00.01.exe• pdtc5000.05.00.00.01.exe• npaxsmod.01.03.01.00.exe• npaxsmod.01.03.00.02.exe• npaxsmod.01.03.00.01.exe

• On Linux platforms:• cliv2.04.08.00.01.exe

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• mqaxsmod.01.03.00.00.exe• npaxsmod.01.03.01.00.exe• npaxsmod.01.03.00.01.exe

NCR Teradata V2R5 and V2R6 continue to be supported. Supported versions of TTU client include:

With Teradata V2R6, the named pipes mechanism for Teradata bulk loader is now supported.Note: Teradata does not recommend using Teradata Parallel Transporter in TTU 7.0 and 7.1.

• Data Integrator uses Apache Axis version 1.1 for its Web Services support. Axis version 1.1 provides support for WSDL version 1.1 and SOAP version 1.1 with the exception of the Axis servlet engine.

• Data Integrator connectivity to Informix servers is now only supported via the native Informix ODBC driver. Version 2.90 or higher compatible version of the Informix client SDK is required.

• Java Virtual Machine—Version compatibility with Data Federator and Data Integrator:To access Data Federator data sources with Data Integrator, you must modify your OpenAccess environment to use the Java Virtual Machine that is shipped with Data Integrator. Data Federator installs a component called "OpenAccess ODBC to JDBC Bridge" that requires these modifications. Please make the following modifications (where Data Federator is installed in D:\Program Files\DataFederatorXIR2, Data Integrator is installed in D:\Program Files\DataIntegrator, and OpenAccess is installed in D:\Program Files\OaJdbcBridge):

Teradata server version Client version

V2R6.1 TTU 8.1

V2R6 TTU 8.0

V2R5.1 TTU 7.1

V2R5 TTU 7.0

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1. In the OpenAccess configuration file (D:\Program Files\OaJdbcBridge\bin\iwinnt\openrda.ini), the path for the JVM must be changed from:JVM_DLL_NAME=D:\Program Files\DataFederatorXIR2\jre\bin\client\jvm.dll

ToJVM_DLL_NAME=D:\Program Files\DataIntegrator\ext\Jre\Bin\client\jvm.dll

2. Add the following OpenAccess jar files to the CLASSPATH environment variable: D:\ProgramFiles\OaJdbcBridge\jdbc\thindriver.jar;D:\ProgramFiles\OaJdbcBridge\oajava\oasql.jar

Unsupported products• AIX 32-bit, SOLARIS 32-bit• DataDirect ODBC Driver version 5.1• Firstlogic Data Cleansing products including:

• International ACE versions 7.25c, 7.50c, 7.60 and 7.70• DataRight IQ versions 7.10c, 7.50c, 7.60 and 7.70

• BusinessObjects Data Quality 11.5.1• IBM Connector for the mainframe• Citrix MetaFrame XP feature release 3 is not supported. To see the latest

supported version, go to the Supported Platforms documentation on the Business Objects Customer Support Web site at: http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation

• Informix (as a repository)• Context-sensitive Help for Data Integrator• Data Mart Accelerator for Crystal Reports is no longer supported;

however, it is still available on the Business Objects developer community Web site at http://diamond.businessobjects.com/EIM/DataIntegrator.

Limitations updateThese limitations apply to Data Integrator version 11.7.2.0:• Files read by an adapter must be encoded in either UTF-8 or the default

encoding of the default locale of the JVM running the adapter.• All Data Integrator features are available when you use an Attunity

Connector datastore except:

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• Bulk loading• Imported functions (imports Metadata for tables only)• Template tables (creating tables)• The datetime data type supports up to 2 sub-seconds only• Data Integrator cannot load timestamp data into a timestamp column

in a table because Attunity truncates varchar data to 8 characters, which is not enough to correctly represent a timestamp value.

• The Adapter SDK no longer supports Native SQL or Partial SQL.• Unsupported data type:

• Unsupported data type is only implemented for SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, ODBC, DB2, Sybase ASE, Sybase IQ, Oracle Applications, PeopleSoft, and Siebel.

• Data Integrator can read, load, and invoke stored procedures involving unknown data types for SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata, ODBC, DB2, Informix, Sybase ASE, and Sybase IQ assuming these database servers can convert from VARCHAR to the native (unknown) data type and from the native (unknown) data type to VARCHAR.

• Data Integrator might have a problem loading VARCHAR to a physical CLOB column (for example, bulk loading or auto-correct load could fail).Note: Use the VARCHAR column in the physical schema for loading.

• PeopleSoft 8 support is implemented for Oracle only.Data Integrator jobs that ran against previous versions of PeopleSoft are not guaranteed to work with PeopleSoft 8. You must update the jobs to reflect Metadata or schema differences between PeopleSoft 8 and previous versions.

• Stored procedure support is implemented for DB2, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase ASE, Sybase IQ, and ODBC only.

• Teradata support is implemented for Windows, Solaris SPARC, and AIX.• On Teradata, the named pipe implementation for Teradata Parallel

Transporter is supported with Teradata Tools and Utilities version 8 or later compatible version. Teradata Tools and Utilities version 7.0 and 7.1 are not supported with named pipes.

• Bulk loading data to DB2 databases running on AS/400 or MVS systems is not supported.

• Data Integrator Management Console can be used on Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.0 SP1 or 6.0 SP2. Earlier browser versions may not support all of the Administrator functionality.

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• Data Integrator’s View Data feature is not supported for SAP R/3 IDocs. For SAP R/3 and PeopleSoft, the Table Profile tab and Column Profile tab options are not supported for hierarchies.

• Support for the Data Profiler is provided for sources as follows:

Supported Not supported

Attunity Connector for mainframe databasesDB2Data FederatorFlat fileInformixMicrosoft SQL ServerMySQLNetezzaODBCOracleOracle ApplicationsPeopleSoftSAP R/3SiebelSybase ASESybase IQTeradata

COBOL copybooksExcelIDOCJDEMemory DatastoreSAP BWXML

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• Support for the LOOKUP_EXT function is provided for sources as follows:

• DB2 Java Library limitationsAll Web applications in the Management Console will not work with a DB2 repository under any of the following conditions:• db2java library is incompatible with DB2 client. For example, DB2

Client is version 8.1 and db2java library is version 8.2, or• db2java library is not generated for JDBC 2 driver, or• the java class path variable is not properly set to the corresponding

java library, or• the DB2 JDBC shared library (e.g. libdb2jdbc.so on AIX) is not

compatible with the Java JDBC 2 driverUnder these conditions, you might see the following behavior:• The Administrator stops working or crashes after you configure the

DB2 repository. Find any error and warning messages related to the DB2 repository configuration in the log file.

• When testing your DB2 connection from the Administrator, the following errors appear in the Administrator log:• BODI-3016409: fail to connect to repository.

Supported Not supported

DB2Data FederatorFlat fileJDEMemory DatastoreMicrosoft SQL ServerMySQLNetezzaODBCOracleOracle ApplicationsPeopleSoftSiebelSybase ASESybase IQTeradata

COBOL copybookExcelIDOCSAP BWSAP R/3XML

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• BODI-3013014: didn't load DB2 database driver.In this release, the db2java JDBC 2 driver version of DB2 8.1 and DB2 8.2 are provided. On Windows, find the different version of these libraries LINK_DIR/ext/lib• db2java.zip (by default) DB2 8.2 version• db2java_8.1.zip DB2 8.1 versionBy default, the db2java.zip of version 8.2 will be used. If you run with a DB2 8.1 Client, you must:• replace with version 8.1 of db2java.zip• make sure the compatible DB2 JDBC shared library is in the shared

library path• restart the web server service on Windows or restart the job service

on UNIXIf you run with other DB2 Client versions, you must obtain the corresponding java library with the JDBC 2 driver. Please refer to IBM DB2 documentation for how to obtain the correct java library.

• Informix native-driver support on UNIX requires a fix in the Informix Client SDK for IBM bug number 167964. Please contact IBM for a patch that includes this bug fix.Note: IBM is targeting inclusion of this bug fix in Client SDK version 2.90.

• Data Integrator supports files greater than 2 GB only in the following cases:• Reading and loading large data files of type delimited and positional.• Generating large files for bulk loader staging files for subsequent

bulk loading by a native bulk loader utility (such as SQL Loader).• Previewing data files from the file format page in Designer when the

large files are on a UNIX Job Server.• Reading COBOL copybook data files.All other files generated by Data Integrator, such as log files and configuration files, are limited to 2 GB.

• For the Microsoft Excel as a data source feature, the following limitations apply:• Concurrent access to the same Excel file might not work. For

example, View Data might not display if the file is currently open in Excel.

• Because an Excel column can contain mixed data types, some data type conversions could produce unexpected results; for example, dates might convert to integers.

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• Boolean formulas not supported.• Workbooks with AutoFilter applied are not supported. Remove the

filter before importing the workbook. • Workbooks with hidden rows and/or columns are not supported.• Stored procedures for MySQL are not supported due to limitations in

the MySQL ODBC library.• The Data Integrator Salesforce.com adapter can connect to the

Salesforce.com version 7 API; however, the new functionality added in API version 7 and above is not supported. The custom lookup field is the only exception (new in API version 7) and is supported in the Salesforce.com adapter. To ensure that your existing Salesforce.com adapter works properly, you must update the URL in the datastore so that it points to Salesforce.com 7.0 API, the new URL should be: https://www.salesforce.com/services/Soap/u/7.0.

Software requirements for UNIXPlease observe the following requirements for UNIX systems.• Install JDK version 1.4.2 as described in the vendor’s documentation. (If

the Daylight Savings Time update affects you, install the JDK patch, version 1.4.2.13 or higher, 1.4.x compatible version).

• The AIX maintenance level must be at least 5200-05. For all versions of AIX, the following file sets must be installed:

To find these xlC file sets and their levels on your AIX system, use the command lslpp -l xlC*

Refer to the $LINK_DIR/log/DITC.log file for browser-related errors.

File set Level State Description

xlC.aix50.rte 6.0.0.13 COMMITTED C Set ++ Runtime for AIX 5.0xlC.rte 6.0.0.0 COMMITTED C Set ++ Run-timexlC.msg.en_US.rte 6.0.0.0 COMMITTED C Set ++ Run-time

Messages, U.S.English

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• For Red Hat Linux 4, install the following patches:• glibc-2.3.4-2• libgcc-3.4.3-9.EL4• compat-libstdc++-296-2.96-132.7.2• compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-47.3

• For Solaris 9, install the appropriate patch:• Install 111721-04 (for both 32-bit and 64-bit SPARC; see the vendor’s

latest patch updates)• For Solaris 10 SPARC, install the following patch:

• 120470-01Note: HP-UX 32-bit was supported in Data Integrator 11.5; however, it is not available in version 11.7.2.0 and will be addressed in an upcoming Service Pack.

Migration considerationsNote: To use this version of Data Integrator, upgrade all existing Data Integrator repositories to version 11.7.0.0.This section lists and briefly describes all migration-specific behavior changes associated with this version of Data Integrator. To view migration-specific behavior changes from previous releases of Data Integrator, see Data Integrator Migration Considerations Version 11.7.2.0 available from the Business Objects Customer Support documentation page (http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation/).Migration considerations for this release include:• Embedded data flows• Oracle repository upgrade• Solaris and AIX platforms• Data quality• Distributed data flows• XML Schema enhancement• Password management• Web applications• Web services

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Embedded data flowsIn this version of Data Integrator, you cannot create embedded data flows which have both an input port and an output port. You can create a new embedded data flow only at the beginning or at the end of a data flow with at most one port, which can be either an input or an output port. However, after upgrading to Data Integrator version 11.7.2, embedded data flows created in previous versions will continue to run.

Oracle repository upgradeIf you previously upgraded your repository to Data Integrator 11.7.0.0 and you open the “Object State Report” on the Central repository from the Web Administrator, you may see the error "ORA04063 view ALVW_OBJ_CINOUT has errors". This occurs if you had a pre-11.7.0.0 Oracle central repository and upgraded the central repository to 11.7.0.0.Note: If you upgraded from a pre-11.7.0.0 version of Data Integrator to version 11.7.0.0, and you are now upgrading to version 11.7.2.0 (this release), this issue may occur, and you must follow the instructions below. Alternatively, if you upgraded from a pre-11.7.0.0 version of Data Integrator to 11.7.2.0 without upgrading to version 11.7.0.0, this issue will not occur, as it is fixed in 11.7.2.0.To fix this error, you must manually drop and recreate the view ALVW_OBJ_CINOUT using an Oracle SQL editor, such as SQLPlus. Use the following SQL statements to perform the upgrade:DROP VIEW ALVW_OBJ_CINOUT;

CREATE VIEW ALVW_OBJ_CINOUT (OBJECT_TYPE, NAME, TYPE, NORMNAME, VERSION, DATASTORE, OWNER,STATE, CHECKOUT_DT, CHECKOUT_REPO, CHECKIN_DT,

CHECKIN_REPO, LABEL, LABEL_DT,COMMENTS,SEC_USER,SEC_USER_COUT) AS

(

select OBJECT_TYPE*1000+TYPE,NAME, N'AL_LANG' , NORMNAME,VERSION,DATASTORE, OWNER, STATE, CHECKOUT_DT, CHECKOUT_REPO, CHECKIN_DT,

CHECKIN_REPO, LABEL, LABEL_DT,COMMENTS,SEC_USER ,SEC_USER_COUT

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from AL_LANG L1 where NORMNAME NOT IN ( N'CD_DS_D0CAFAE2' , N'XML_TEMPLATE_FORMAT' , N'CD_JOB_D0CAFAE2' , N'CD_DF_D0CAFAE2' , N'DI_JOB_AL_MACH_INFO' , N'DI_DF_AL_MACH_INFO' , N'DI_FF_AL_MACH_INFO' )

union

select 20001, NAME,FUNC_TYPE ,NORMNAME, VERSION, DATASTORE, OWNER, STATE, CHECKOUT_DT, CHECKOUT_REPO, CHECKIN_DT,

CHECKIN_REPO, LABEL, LABEL_DT,COMMENTS,SEC_USER ,SEC_USER_COUT

from AL_FUNCINFO F1 where FUNC_TYPE = N'User_Script_Function' OR OWNER <> N'acta_owner'

union

select 30001, NAME, N'PROJECT' , NORMNAME, VERSION, N'' , N'' , STATE, CHECKOUT_DT, CHECKOUT_REPO, CHECKIN_DT,

CHECKIN_REPO, LABEL, LABEL_DT,COMMENTS,SEC_USER ,SEC_USER_COUT

from AL_PROJECTS P1

union

select 40001, NAME,TABLE_TYPE, NORMNAME, VERSION, DATASTORE, OWNER, STATE, CHECKOUT_DT, CHECKOUT_REPO, CHECKIN_DT,

CHECKIN_REPO, LABEL, LABEL_DT,COMMENTS,SEC_USER ,SEC_USER_COUT

from AL_SCHEMA DS1 where DATASTORE <> N'CD_DS_d0cafae2'

union

select 50001, NAME, N'DOMAIN' , NORMNAME, VERSION, DATASTORE, N'' , STATE, CHECKOUT_DT, CHECKOUT_REPO, CHECKIN_DT,

CHECKIN_REPO, N'' ,to_date( N'01/01/1970' , N'MM/DD/YYYY' ), N'' ,SEC_USER ,SEC_USER_COUT

from AL_DOMAIN_INFO D1

);

Solaris and AIX platformsData Integrator 11.7.2.0 on Solaris and AIX platforms is a 64-bit application and requires 64-bit versions of the middleware client software (such as Oracle and SAP) for effective connectivity. If you are upgrading to Data Integrator 11.7.2.0 from a previous version, you must also upgrade all associated

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middleware client software to the 64-bit version of that client. You must also update all library paths to ensure that Data Integrator uses the correct 64-bit library paths.

Data qualityData Integrator now integrates the BusinessObjects Data Quality XI (formerly known as Data Cleansing) application for your data quality needs, which replaces Firstlogic’s RAPID technology.Note the following changes to data cleansing in Data Integrator:• Depending on the Firstlogic products you owned, you previously had up

to three separate transforms that represented data quality functionality: Address_Enhancement, Match_Merge, and Name_Parsing. Now, the data quality process takes place through a Data Quality Project. To upgrade existing data cleansing data flows in Data Integrator, replace each of the cleansing transforms with an imported Data Quality Project using the Designer.You will need to identify all of the data flows that contain any data cleansing transforms and replace them with a new Data Quality Project that connects to a Data Quality blueprint or custom project.

• Data Quality includes many example blueprints that are sample projects that can serve as a starting point when creating your own customized projects. (You may need to modify the blueprints to work with your installation. Please see your Data Quality Documentation, including the Release Notes, for updated blueprint information.) If none of these blueprints work to your satisfaction, you can either save these blueprints as a project and edit them, or you can create a project from scratch.

• You must use the Project Architect, Data Quality’s graphical user interface, to edit projects or create new ones. Business Objects strongly recommends that you do not attempt to manually edit the XML of a project or blueprint.

• Each imported Data Quality project in Data Integrator represents a reference to a project or blueprint on the data quality server. The Data Integrator Data Quality projects allow field mapping.

To migrate your data flow to use the new Data Quality transforms1. Install Data Quality XI, configure the server, and make sure it is started

before you can use it in Data Integrator. Please refer to the Data Quality XI documentation for installation instructions.

2. In the Data Integrator Designer, create a new datastore of type Business Objects Data Quality and connect to your Data Quality server.

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3. Import the Data Quality projects that represent the data quality transformations you want to use. Each project will appear as a Data Quality project in your datastore. For the most common data quality transformations, you can use existing blueprints (sample projects) in the Data Quality repository.

4. Replace each occurrence of the old data cleansing transforms in your data flows with one of the imported Data Quality transforms. You will also need to reconnect the input and output schemas with the sources and targets used in the data flow.

When opening a data flow containing one of the old data cleansing transforms (address_enhancement, name_parsing, match_merge), you will still be able to see the old transforms in this release (although they are not available anymore in the object library). You can even open the properties and see the details for each transform.When validating a data flow that uses one of the old data cleansing transforms, you will get an error such as:[Custom Transform:Address_Enhancement] BODI-1116074: First Logic support is

obsolete. Please use the new Data Quality feature.It is not possible to execute a job that contains data flows using the old data cleansing transforms (you will get the same error).Contact Business Objects Customer Support at http://support.businessobjects.com/ if you need help migrating your data cleansing data flows to the new Data Quality transforms.Note: Data Integrator 11.7.2.0 allows you to reconcile Metadata for Data Quality datastores.

Distributed data flowsAfter upgrading to this version of Data Integrator, existing jobs have the following default values and behaviors:• Job Distribution level: Job

All data flows within a job will be run on the same job server.• The Cache type for all data flows: In-memory type

Uses STL map and applies to all join caches, table comparison caches and lookup caches, and so forth.

• The default for Collect statistics for optimization and Collect statistics for monitoring is cleared.

• The default for Use collected statistics is selected.

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Since no statistics are initially collected, Data Integrator will not initially use statistics.

• Every data flow runs as a process (not as a sub data flow process).New jobs and data flows you create using this version of Data Integrator have the following default values and behaviors:• Job Distribution level: Job• The Cache type for all data flows: Pageable.• The default for Collect statistics for optimization and Collect

statistics for monitoring is cleared. • The default for Use collected statistics is selected.

If you want Data Integrator to use statistics, you must collect statistics for optimization first.

• Every data flow is run as a single process. To run a data flow as multiple sub data flow processes, you must use the Data_Transfer transform or select the Run as a separate process option in transforms or functions.

• All temporary cache files are created under LINK_DIR/log/PCache directory. This option can be changed from the Server Manager.

XML Schema enhancementData Integrator 11.7 adds the new Include schema location option for XML target objects. This option is selected by default. Data Integrator 11.5.2 provided the key XML_Namespace_No_SchemaLocation for section AL_Engine in the Designer option Tools > Options > Job Server > General, and the default value, FALSE, indicates that the schema location is included. If you upgrade from 11.5.2 and had set XML_Namespace_No_SchemaLocation to TRUE (indicates that the schema location is NOT included), you must open the XML target in all data flows and clear the Include schema location option to keep the old behavior for your XML target objects.

Password management• All password fields are encrypted using two-fish algorithm starting in this

release of Data Integrator.• To simplify the process of updating new passwords for the repository

database, this version of Data Integrator introduces a new password file feature. If you have no requirement to change the password to the database hosting your repository, you may not need to use this optional feature.

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If you must change the password (for example, security requirements stipulate that you must change your password every 90 days), then Business Objects recommends that you migrate your scheduled or external job command files to use this feature.Migration requires that you regenerate every job command file to use the password file. After migrating, when you update the repository password, you need only regenerate the password file. If you do not migrate using the password file feature, then you must regenerate every job command file every time you change the associated password.

Web applications• The Data Integrator Administrator (formerly called the Web Administrator)

and Metadata Reports interfaces have been combined into the new Management Console in Data Integrator 11.7. Now, you can start any Data Integrator Web application from the Management Console launch pad (home page). If you have created a bookmark or favorite that points to the previous Administrator URL, you must update the bookmark to point to http://computername:port/diAdmin.

• If in a previous version of Data Integrator you generated WSDL for Web service calls, you must regenerate the WSDL because the URL to the Administrator has been changed in Data Integrator 11.7.

Web servicesData Integrator is now using Xerces2 library. When upgrading to 11.7 or above and configuring the Web Services adapter to use the xsdPath parameter in the Web Service configuration file, delete the old Web Services adapter and create a new one. It is no longer necessary to configure the xsdPath parameter.

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Adapter interfacesThis section contains notes related to installation, configuration, and use of the adapter interfaces provided with this release. Data Integrator Adapters include:• JMS Adapter interface• Salesforce.com Adapter interfaceFor details on installing these interfaces, see “JMS and SalesForce Interface Integration” on page 79 of the Data Integrator Getting Started Guide.

JMS Adapter interfaceFind the full technical documentation for the Data Integrator Adapter for JMS in the same directory as your other Data Integrator documentation.• The JMS Adapter is generic and can work with the JMS libraries of any

JMS Provider.• This version of the JMS Adapter has been tested using Weblogic JMS

libraries (of BEA Systems), as the JMS Provider.• If you are running the JMS Adapter with any other JMS Provider, you

should include the location of the third party jar files associated with the specific JMS Provider.

• In the Adapter Instance Configuration page, the classpath field contains the list of Data Integrator provided jar files. You should append the location of the JMS jar files to the classpath field.

Salesforce.com Adapter interfaceFind the full technical documentation for the Data Integrator Salesforce.com Adapter Interface in the same directory as your other Data Integrator documentation.The Salesforce.com Adapter Interface is compatible with Data Integrator version 11.6 or later.

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Resolved issuesPlease refer to http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation for the latest version of these release notes, which includes resolved issues specific to version 11.7.2.0. The numbers below are sorted in ascending order and refer to the Business Objects ADAPT system Problem Report tracking number.

ADAPT00534412 When creating a BusinessObjects Universe from Data Integrator using either Microsoft SQLServer or Sybase datastores, the table names are not qualified with the proper database name and owner name in the BusinessObjects Universe. This issue is resolved. Customers using Universe Builder must apply the BusinessObjects Enterprise CHF-13 patch level or later for this fix to take effect. Contact Customer Support for information on how to download CHF patches.See also ADAPT00534412 in the CHF-13 documentation for additional information regarding this fix.

ADAPT00613822 When a DTD schema contains a standard XML header, adapters could not import the schema. This issues has been resolved.

ADAPT00619275 In this release, Data Integrator uses a new version of the Xerce2 library that, when using Data Integrator web services, allows you to import a WSDL file that previously caused the following error, “XML parser failed: Error <An exception occurred! Type:NetAccessorException.”This issue is resolved.

ADAPT00619336 When editing column and table descriptions in a datastore, the descriptions sometimes got lost. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00619350 Data Integrator always works in binary collation for the Table Comparison transform. If the comparison table sort order is not binary, Data Integrator will generate inconsistent results between cached, row-by-row, and sorted comparison methods.

ADAPT00619352 When using regular loading and bulk loading for Microsoft SQL Server targets, decimal data rounding was not the same with the two loading methods. This problem has been addressed.

ADAPT00619355 In Metadata Reports, the start timestamp for data flows displayed incorrectly. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00619357 In a data flow with an XML source containing a join with a nested query, the WHERE clause and ORDER BY clause now compile properly without getting an Unknown type error.

ADAPT00619387 The push-down capability of Informix sources have been improved. Data Integrator now pushes down more queries to the Informix database for evaluation, and you can expect better performance in those scenarios.

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ADAPT00619393 Metadata Reports was not showing column mapping information. This is no longer an issue.

ADAPT00619403 When importing Microsoft SQL Server tables from the Designer, locks would not release on SQL Server's tempdb database. This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00619413 When working with the Query transform in the Data Integrator Designer, outer join entries sometimes disappeared from the Query transform when modifying other parts of the Query transform. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00619414 The Profiler can now profile Microsoft SQL Server database tables that use NT authentication.

ADAPT00619421 When importing a SQLServer table that contained an index with the index name size greater than 64, the table import operation failed. This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00619427 For Microsoft SQL Server datastores, if the table owner name is DBO and the CMS connection is also Microsoft SQL Server with a login user name of sa, the updated Universe will determine the new table schema to be new because DBO is compared to sa as owner name.Do not use Microsoft SQL Server as CMS connection with sa as the login name.

ADAPT00619438 Data Integrator generated incorrect outer join syntax when accessing DB2 on AS/400. This issue has been fixed.

ADAPT00619479 Due to a known Informix issue, two phase commit (XA) transactions in IBM® Informix® Dynamic Server could cause Data Integrator to fail when loading the data to an IBM Informix Dynamic Server or profiling data with Informix. The typical Informix errors are:Could not position within a tableandCould not do a physical-order read to fetch next rowThe reference number from the IBM site is Reference# 1172548http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21172548

ADAPT00619756 An issue with post-load commands in the table loader getting corrupted has been fixed.

ADAPT00619781 After upgrading Data Integrator from 11.0 to 11.5 or 11.7, Metadata Reports failed with a Java error. This issue has been fixed.

ADAPT00619824 When using the Profiler to profile a Microsoft SQL Server table containing columns of text data type, the profiling server now works properly.

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ADAPT00619835 When running Metadata Integrator with a clustered CMS environment, CMS machine names were used in the Metadata gathering. This caused the CMS machines to appear as separate systems in the Impact and Lineage reports. In this release, the name of the cluster is gathered by the Metadata Integrator. Because of this change in behavior, customers who are using clustered environment and have run the Metadata Integrator already against the CMS system will need to delete the data collected prior to this change. Please contact Business Objects Customer Support for details on how to perform this task.

ADAPT00619871 When using an Informix version 7.3 datastore and client software 2.90, the Informix datastore now correctly imports tables into Data Integrator.

ADAPT00619893 The profiler did not work properly for Oracle databases if the NLS_LENGTH_SEMANTICS flag was set to char in a UTF-8 encoded repository. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00619934 The Data Integrator function is_valid_datetime() function returned true if the hour contained a value greater than 24. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00619969 Data Integrator jobs sometimes exited abnormally on the Linux platform if there was a lookup_ext function call to an Oracle database with a datetime column in the condition list. This fix applies to all UNIX platforms.

ADAPT00620002 On Windows XP operating systems, columns in the query editor now appear correctly highlighted.

ADAPT00620025 In the Administrator, you can now sort schedules by job name.ADAPT00620158 The Diff utility no longer shows that a column's data type and the nullable

attribute is changed after changing owner name of the table.ADAPT00620297 Fixed-width file formats were not being created correctly from existing flat

files. This problem has been fixed. ADAPT00620308 When the Data Integrator-imported table schema contains a long column

that does not match its associated data type in the database, it could cause an access violation error in the Data Integrator engine. This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00620314 When a real-time job terminated, two more instances of the jobs started. This problem has been fixed. Real-time jobs now start only once if terminated abnormally.

ADAPT00620336 The documentation for Catch error types and groups was unclear. The Reference Guide and Designer Guide have been corrected to clarify that you specify exception groups, instead of individual error numbers, in a Try/Catch block.

ADAPT00620338 The Designer could not import materialized views on an Oracle 10g database. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00620345 When validating a very large job, the Designer sometimes aborted because of depleted memory available on the system. This problem has been fixed.

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ADAPT00620352 When monitoring job execution, on the Monitor tab, the columns Row count and Elapsed Time were not sorted in ascending order. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00620375 Data Integrator license keys sometimes did not work with dual Ethernet cards. This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00620377 When a DTD schema contained a standard XML header, adapters could not import the schema. This issue has been resolved.

ADAPT00620665 When data type conversion was required in a Query mapping (for example when mapping a varchar column to an integer column), the Designer displayed warnings during validation, but an eror occurred at runtime. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00620689 The Data Integrator index() function was not pushed down to Oracle. The fix addresses this problem. Please note that there are slight differences between executing the index function within Oracle and executing the index function within Data Integrator. Check the instr() function documentation in the Oracle documentation for details.

ADAPT00620882 Using the functions lpad and rpad sometimes lead to crashes such as an access violation. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00620958 Jobs that were running did not get displayed in the Administrator if the log retention period had been reached. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00621069 The following error was encountered when working with ABAP programs:ABAP SYNTAX ERROR Without the addition "CLIENT SPECIFIED”, you cannot

specify... This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00621143 When using a variable of type datetime in the Reverse Pivot transform in the Pivot Axis, the following warning is no longer thrown: “Unexpected axis value <2003-08-15> found in transform”. This issue is resolved in this release by providing variable support in the Reverse Pivot transform.

ADAPT00621184 The passwords in some of the page of the Administrator are now encrypted properly. The text of the password can not be viewed under any circumstances now.

ADAPT00621198 When using multiple datastore configurations for SAP datastores, the folder names between the configurations are no longer switched.

ADAPT00621229 WSDLs generated by Data Integrator can be imported into a .NET environment.

ADAPT00621278 In this release, Data Integrator has been enhanced to generate DTDs that can handle multiple rows.

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ADAPT00621334 Data Integrator can now import an XML file as a large varchar column. Please note that when loading this data into a target database, most databases have a maximum size restriction for their character data columns. Please not the restrictions for your target database and design the Data Integrator jobs accordingly.

ADAPT00621340 When a job has multiple validation transforms, the labels that appear in the DI_ERRORCOLUMN target table are now correct.

ADAPT00621996 When entering Japanese characters in the Case Transform labels, you will no longer get an "Internal Application Error" when saving the dataflow.

ADAPT00622074 If a user entered an invalid user name or password in the Administrator, the values remained in the fields. The password field will now clear.

ADAPT00622121 When using a variable in the Error file name field in the flat file editor, a runtime error occurred when running the job. This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00622137 LONG and TEXT data type columns do not get profiled.ADAPT00622190 If load triggers were set up in a table loader, sometimes Data Integrator did

not execute the regular load. This problem has been resolved.ADAPT00625180 Sometimes Data Integrator wrote incorrect data to the target loader overflow

file if using the data type char. This issue has been solved.ADAPT00627739 The following error sometimes occurred when Data Integrator processed a

complex nested COBOL copybook: Wrong sequence number for field ...This problem has been addressed.

ADAPT00629178 In a Case transform, when entering a tab character in the expression field and saving the data flow, the text following the tab character disappeared. This issue has been fixed.

ADAPT00631055 While loading data from a source database to a target database, Data Integrator generated the ORA-01461 error when using an Oracle database as repository. The NLS_CHARACTERSET of Oracle database is AL32UTF8. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00632204 During the export of a datastore, the user could not change the owner of a table or database stored procedure. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00633094 If a SQL transform was used in a data flow and the transform did not define an output schema, the data flow was corrupted. This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00633774 The JMS interface is not supported with IBM MQ Series 6.0.ADAPT00633872 The Data Integrator job failed when it contained very large COBOL copybook

schemas. This issue was addressed by modifying the internal Data Integrator language generation to eliminate unnecessary fields and attributes.

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ADAPT00633885 Designer crashed when performing View data with a filter condition on file formats like COBOL copybook. The issued has been fixed.

ADAPT00633919 If a Cobol copybook contained a REDEFINES clause and it was used together with the OCCURS clause, Data Integrator interpreted the data incorrectly.

ADAPT00634484 If a WSDL from a third party already contains xmlns:xsd=\"http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema\", the Data Integrator Web Service could not import it. This problem was caused by Data Integrator automatically adding the string while getting the XSD for the message. This problem is fixed.

ADAPT00635201 In the Data Integrator Designer, the trace logs are now sorted properly by date when clicking on the Date column header.

ADAPT00635698 In the DB2 table loader, if the Use input key option is selected and if any generated UPDATE statements updated more than one row, the load failed. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00635475 A new option has been added for the Sybase IQ bulk loader that allows you to specify the row delimiter in the data file generated by Data Integrator.

ADAPT00637736 In a real-time job, using the same data flow more than once caused an incorrect SQL INSERT statement to be generated. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00638268 When running Data Integrator with SAP R/3 version 3.x, the following error could occur: BODI-1112339:Error:Cannot import the Metadata table <name=*-CCSS-KOSTL>. R/

3CallReceive error <function Z_AW_TREE_IMPORT40: Call (PERFORM) to a non-existent routine.

This problem has been fixed. ADAPT00641650 When using the Ignore row marker option in the flat file format, data

truncation could occur. This problem has been fixed.ADAPT00642513 When importing a database link created in Microsoft SQLServer 2005, the

Designer did not recognize the database link as a valid link. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00642531 When a COBOL copybook contained REDEFINES sections, the data for those fields was not processed properly by Data Integrator. This issue has been resolved.

ADAPT00642556 When a data flow or a work flow runs in an infinite loop, the Data Integrator engine process (al_engine) leaked memory. This problem has been fixed. Data Integrator also now submits a slightly different SQL statement to Microsoft SQL Server to improve performance when retrieving changed data from the SQL Server replication server distribution database.

ADAPT00644740 When defining a custom function in the Designer, the order of the input parameters was reversed in the function. This problem has been fixed.

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ADAPT00645348 In Auto Documentation, the Case Transform did not display correctly. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00645757 The Repository Manager failed if the user upgraded a repository from a computer with a Designer-only Data Integrator installation. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00646862 For Microsoft SQLServer CDC readers, there is a new option in the source editor called Automatically delete rows after reading that lets users delete rows after reading them from the replication server to manage server volume. For example, if many rows collect on the replication server during a given retention period, performance could suffer.If you select this option, Data Integrator deletes only the rows that have already been read by all Data Integrator CDC readers and other named subscriptions (and also observes the retention period setting). However, if there are additional anonymous subscribers, Data Integrator is unable to identify them and could delete rows regardless of whether or not they have been read by those subscribers.A CDC reader subscription is not established until the first time a job with such a subscription is successfully executed. If in the CDC reader Automatically delete rows after reading option is selected, and this reader with this subscription has not been executed before in any other data flow, Data Integrator will assume that there is only one subscription and the data will be purged after reading. This behavior will stop after the job has been executed at least once. If that is not the desired behavior, try these work-arounds:• Do not enable Automatically delete rows after reading for the first run

of the Data Integrator job to establish all subscriptions.• If a CDC table has more than one subscription, check the Delete after

reading option in one CDC source only and execute the corresponding job last.

ADAPT00647533 The function get_domain_description() did not return a value when used with PeopleSoft 8.9 domains. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00647923 The Performance Optimization Guide incorrectly stated that if a data flow was not valid or saved, Data Integrator alerted you when you tried to view optimized SQL for the data flow. The guide has been corrected to state “If a data flow is not valid, Data Integrator alerts you.”

ADAPT00648523 Fixed-width file formats were not generated correctly if the data file was located on a remote server. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00648631 When logging off from Windows where the Job Server is running, the Data Integrator jobs launched against this Job Server will now continue to run.

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ADAPT00652463 The following error:Unknown exception in rdr::open()occurred when reading an XML file using the Designer. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00655407 The combination of UTF8 engine code page and MAP_CDC transform no longer generates the following warning: invalid Value <> found for row operation column. Previously, this problem only appeared on UNIX platforms.

ADAPT00655691 Data Integrator sometimes generated virtual memory errors while executing jobs containing Oracle sources with varchar columns. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00655863 Data Integrator Web Services only supports the UTF-8 code page.ADAPT00656102 When reading a COBOL copybook that contains a REDEFINES clause, the

data was not aligned properly when viewing the data from the Designer. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00656803 Dataflow now works correctly when a column in the Map Transform is designated as "optional" and the column is not mapped.

ADAPT00657456 Validation conditions were not displayed in Auto Documentation. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00658378 Data Quality transforms are not supported for real-time jobs.ADAPT00658811 When creating a Data Integrator repository on IBM DB2, only the UTF-8

code page is supported.ADAPT00659178 When executing the Table Comparison transform in row-by-row mode with

the History Preserving transform, Data Integrator added an extra current row to the output when encountering a certain type of input row. This situation occurred when the input of the Table Comparison contained rows where the primary key data and the compare column data were the same as the current row in the target. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00659451 In Auto Documentation, if a data flow contained a While loop, the While condition and the data flow did not display correctly. This issue has been addressed.

ADAPT00661720 The Salesforce.com adapter occasionally encountered the Java error OutofMemory. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00667007 When using the bulk loader option in a Netezza target table, Data Integrator does not truncate spaces to null for character columns.

ADAPT00668842 When performing Impact and Lineage analysis with Business Objects 6.5, the Universe impact does not contain WEBI document information.

ADAPT00671056 The Metadata Integrator generated an error when the configuration instance name was set to something other than the default. This problem has been fixed.

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ADAPT00672346 When using the smtp_to function to send e-mail, the send time and receive time were not synchronized. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00673438 Data Quality Project descriptions are not imported into Data Integrator Object Library.

ADAPT00673927 In some cases, Data Integrator did not release connections to the Job Server and depleted system resources. This problem has been resolved.

ADAPT00674212 When using the View Data functionality with a SQL Server 2005 CDC table, the following error no longer occurs if the last column in the table is a numeric type: “cannot convert data <0> into type <DECIMAL> Context”.

ADAPT00674474 When editing Job Server information using the Server Manager, all of the Job Servers in the Server Groups appear.

ADAPT00675249 On Linux, completed exec() function processes in a job stayed in a defunct state. This issue has been fixed.

ADAPT00674212 When using the View Data functionality with a SQL Server 2005 CDC table, the following error no longer occurs if the last column in the table is a numeric type: Cannot convert data <0> into type <DECIMAL> Context Column.

ADAPT00678466 When using the Oracle char size semantic to define a column data type as char or varchar, Data Integrator will not cause an oracle error at runtime when performing the binding process for the column.

ADAPT00681355 In an Salesforce.com adapter, a CDC table can handle changes that are equal to or greater than 2000 records.

ADAPT00682563 Importing an existing Data Quality project does not invalidate the data flow.ADAPT00682686 When inserting a string of blank characters to an Oracle column of data type

char or nchar, blanks are inserted.ADAPT00683039 When a Job creates hundreds of DB2 connections to evaluate lookup

function calls, they are not unnecessarily replicated by Data Integrator.ADAPT00683167 When creating sources or targets from tables from a datastore that uses

persistent cache, view data operation is now available.ADAPT00685406 When exporting a data flow containing lookup_ext functions to a flat file,

validation of the data flow sometimes failed when importing the data flow back into the Designer. This problem has been fixed.

ADAPT00685442 If a non-US timezone is used with the Salesforce.com adapter, you will not encounter a problem when inserting/updating records.

ADAPT00686674 Data Integrator web services do not shut down in the Windows environment when users are logged off. The web service stays up when users log off the Windows machine.

ADAPT00687185 A Java error is not encountered when using the print functionality in Auto Documentation.

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ADAPT00687873 When performing View Data on a column of type CHAR, the data is no longer double-quoted to the full length of the column. In this release, the double quotes are not displayed when viewing the CHAR data.

ADAPT00688040 When you view monitor logs in the Web Administrator, the memory usage of the job server process will not increase.

ADAPT00688861 If the Job Server dies unexpectedly, all the adapters still keep on running. This problem is resolved. The adapters now exits gracefully in this situation.

ADAPT00688976 If the Web Service Adapter does not work due to an incorrect keystore path, you must restart the Tomcat server after you specify the correct keystore path.

ADAPT00689618 You must have the same schema name as the MYSQL datastore user name to make data transfer transforms work with the automatic option.

ADAPT00689651 When using a function inside the decode function, the parameter list of the nested function is processed properly. The ordering of the parameter is not reversed.

ADAPT00691549 Outer joins are now evaluated properly if Data Integrator functions are used in the WHERE clause in the Query transform.

ADAPT00691896 When calling a SQLServer 2000 stored procedure from Data Integrator, the varchar parameter value is now passed correctly.

ADAPT00692414 When viewing complex jobs in Auto Documentation, the print functionality will not fail.

ADAPT00694262 Auto Documentation for Data Quality transform now shows the description for the Data Integrator input fields. The unused Data Quality output fields are not displayed without showing the data type.

ADAPT00695487 Both WIndows and UNIX server configurations allow Central repositories to be associated to a jobserver.

ADAPT00695492 A warning message is not thrown when you attempt to login to the central repository.

ADAPT00695837 When running a real-time job that contains an XML message format as a source as well as a XML format in the transform, you may encounter an error with WSDL generation if the real-job is published via Web Administrator. This problem has been addressed in this release. You will need to open the Job in the Designer and save the job for this fix to take effect.

ADAPT00696321 In German regional settings, Teradata bulkloading loads the correct decimal data to target.

ADAPT00696333 Data Integrator correctly reads data from a COBOL copybook that is in a German regional setting operating system.

ADAPT00696434 When using validation transform on Solaris the job will not exit incorrectly.

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ADAPT00700221 You can now use a lookup_ext function as part of the input schema to the pivot transform as a non-pivot column.

ADAPT00700254 Table comparison now provides the correct results when the input row and/or target table row have null values.

ADAPT00700991 In this release of Data Integrator, fixes to address the new US Daylight Savings Time rule change are provided. For this fix to take effect, a DST patch from the operating system vendor needs to be applied to the machines that host Data Integrator components.

ADAPT00701078 Data Integrator correctly imports XMI files using Metadata Exchange functionality.

ADAPT00702076 Data Integrator is now compatible with Salesforce.com version 7.0 API. With this API upgrade, Data Integrator can now support custom lookup functions. Any other new functionality specific to Salesforce.com 7.0 is not supported at this point. To ensure that your existing Salesforce.com adapter works properly, you must update the URL in the datastore so that it points to Salesforce.com 7.0 API, the new URL should be: https://www.salesforce.com/services/Soap/u/7.0

ADAPT00702312 Data Integrator can now use the SQL Server to load tables with an owner name that is different from the one used in the datastore.

ADAPT00702353 Metadata Integrator does not fail when collecting Universes stored in a sub-folder.

ADAPT00702817 When using Auto Documentation to generate a PDF file, a java error with NullPointer exception will not occur.

ADAPT00704503 When you specify the row delimiter '/10' (line-feed character) in a flat file, Data Integrator will not interpret this character on the Windows platform and on the UNIX platforms differently.

ADAPT00706671 When reading a flat file containing varchar data that mismatches the schema of the file format, the Job will not exit abnormally.

ADAPT00709026 When comparing a local repository object to a central repository object in the Multi-User environment, the Designer will not exit abnormally if custom SQL is used in the column mapping.

ADAPT00709500 When Data Integrator reads containing Occurs Depending On Items with multiple counters for a single record, Data Integrator recognizes only the first counter item. In this release, Data Integrator is able to handle multiple Occur Depending On clauses when reading COBOL Copybooks.

ADAPT00711853 In chapter 4 of the Reference Guide, the information for varchar data type is now correct.

ADAPT00712157 The "view from end" functionality in the Web Administrator is restored.

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ADAPT00712275 If the original SQL Server repository was created by the Data Integrator 11.0 software, upgrade to 11.6.0 or 11.7.0.0 would fail if the table AL_CMS_REPORTS was not empty. This problem is fixed.

ADAPT00713935 Oracle repository upgrade now works with SQL when upgrading from 11.5.1.5 to11.7.0.0.

ADAPT00716264 MySQL version 5.0 can now be used as a repository for Data Integrator. Creation of repositories is now supported.

ADAPT00716293 In the Management Console, under Impact and Lineage, Universes and reports belonging to a user now appear automatically in the "objects to analyze" window.

ADAPT00716886 When using the Oracle CDC subscriber user as the login user of the Oracle CDC datastore you can now access CDC data. The owner name for the internal views are correctly generated.

ADAPT00717659 Metadata Integrator does not fail when collecting Desktop Intelligence report information.

ADAPT00720453 When using a file in the lookup_ext function, Data Integrator now cleans up the file handle properly so files are correctly locked.

ADAPT00721616 Repository upgrades work when starting from repository version 6.1 to 11.x if the repository contains a datastore with ms874 code page.

ADAPT00723254 After upgrading an Oracle pre-11.7.0 central repository to 11.7.0, you can now access the Object State Report via the Data Integrator Management Console.

ADAPT00724995 On Windows 2003, the Data Integrator engine will not fail from being launched from the Designer and the Management Console.

ADAPT00726764 When using the table comparison transform with duplicate input rows and sorted input options together, UPDATE rows are now detected.

ADAPT00729550 The warning message below is no longer printed when the "rows per commit" option has been set to 1. "Warning: Rows per commit for table loader has been reset to 1 because table <T_LONG_TEST> contains a LONG column" This issue has been resolved.

ADAPT00729957 Web Service does now handles outbound calls properly if the message name is the same as the referenced element name.

ADAPT00730595 When Data Integrator is running in UTF-8 mode, the Lookup function now returns the correct result if comparing a decimal number with a database that is also in UTF-8 mode.

ADAPT00730703 When Japanese characters are used in function raise_exception(), the messages displayed when the function is called are now correct.

ADAPT00731785 The Data Integrator Profiler now correctly detects distinct rows if there is a large number of distinct rows in the table.

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ADAPT00733805 If the input to the Data Quality transform is not mapped and the output of the transform is mapped, Data Integrator will hang when the Job is executed. Please ensure that the proper input mapping is done before running the Job.

ADAPT00736500 Under the following circumstances, the Profiler may stay in the pending state indefinitely:• The repository is not connected to a job server.• The associated job server is not running. Please check the above before

running the Profiler again.ADAPT00738912 When performing an outer join with the "IN" keyword in the where clause,

Data Integrator now correctly generates the correct SQL to push-down to the database.

ADAPT00738936 There is a known issue with Data Quality projects that contain periods (".") in the field names. Although the projects can be imported from the Data Quality server, Data Integrator cannot correctly map these fields. The project can be used in a data flow as long as the fields containing periods are not used. A workaround for this problem is to rename any Data Quality project fields to use another character instead of the period. Business Objects suggest using the underscore character ("_").

ADAPT00741303 The Message Client sample (client_sample) program in the AccessServer directory has not been updated for this release. Please check the Business Objects Knowledge Base for any updates.

ADAPT00742231 When the order of the columns in the query transform is different from the input columns of a Microsoft SQL Server bulk loader, the load operation now works correctly.

ADAPT00742242 When the order of columns are changed in the query and the bulkloader is specified in the target, the job execution does not fail with an error when executed without trace on.

ADAPT00743816 When the SQL SERVER NCHAR column is used in the primary key and compared column, the correct SELECT statement is selected for table comparison transform row-by-row option.

ADAPT00743879 Data Integrator does not correctly handle Oracle UTF8 database the NCHAR data type in a table comparison row-by-row select option if the column is used in the primary key or compared column. In such a case, Data Integrator generates an incorrect SQL SELECT statement. As a result, the table comparison result is not correct.

ADAPT00749771 When the escape character in a flat file appears as part of the data, Data Integrator now escapes the character properly.

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Known issuesThis section lists known issues in ascending order by Business Objects ADAPT system Problem Report tracking number.

ADAPT00619350 Data Integrator always works in binary collation for the Table Comparison transform. If the comparison table sort order is not binary, Data Integrator will generate inconsistent results between cached, row-by-row, and sorted comparison methods.

ADAPT00619427 For Microsoft SQL Server datastores, if the table owner name is DBO and the CMS connection is also Microsoft SQL Server with a login user name of sa, the updated Universe will determine the new table schema to be new because DBO is compared to sa as owner name.Do not use Microsoft SQL Server as CMS connection with sa as the login name.

ADAPT00619479 Due to a known Informix issue, two phase commit (XA) transactions in IBM® Informix® Dynamic Server could cause Data Integrator to fail when loading the data to an IBM Informix Dynamic Server or profiling data with Informix. The typical Informix errors are:Could not position within a tableandCould not do a physical-order read to fetch next rowThe reference number from the IBM site is Reference# 1172548http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21172548

ADAPT00619744 To correctly configure Metadata Integrator for a BusinessObjects Enterprise XI Release 2 CMS instance that is not on the same computer as Data Integrator, refer to the Business Objects Customer Support Web site and locate Knowledge Base article c2019073.

ADAPT00620063 When comparison tables are on Microsoft SQL Server, the Table Comparison transform’s Sorted input option generates incorrect results. The Data Integrator engine runs in binary collation while the Microsoft SQL Server database runs in a Latin1 collation sequence. As a result, Microsoft SQL Server generates the data in a different sort order. This issue will be addressed in a later release.Use the Row-by-row select or Cached comparison table option in the Table Comparison transform.

ADAPT00620112 When you import a table by name and this table is the target table of a Table Comparison transform, the table comparison does not refresh the database changes.Open the Table Comparison transform to refresh the output schema.

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ADAPT00620168 When adding a very large project to a central repository, a large memory leak occurs. After adding large projects to a central repository, restart the Designer.

ADAPT00620210 Due to an issue in Attunity software, when using Attunity Connect to load into a DB2 table on MVS that contains varchar columns larger than 255, the data inserted into those columns is always an empty string regardless of what you actually insert.

ADAPT00620227 When using Attunity CDC, import from browser and import by name behave differently. For example, when you type either CDC_DSNX4612:PUBLIC or CDC_DSNX4612 as the owner name, the same table will be imported into the repository. When you import a table by name, always use the full owner name such as CDC_DSNX4612:PUBLIC and also define the alias for this full name.

ADAPT00620250 Other than table names, column names, file names, and file paths, Data Integrator does not support any non-ASCII characters that use the eighth bit (such as an umlaut) in Metadata (such as the owner name).

ADAPT00620654 The Import By Name functionality for the Web Services adapter is not working. The work-around is to use Metadata Explorer (browser) to import any Metadata from the Web Services adapter.

ADAPT00620815 Changed-data capture for Oracle 10g R2 does not support multibyte table or column names due to an Oracle limitation.

ADAPT00620821 Windows NT authentication for Microsoft SQL Server doesn’t work for the Administrator and Metadata Reports. Use Microsoft SQL Server authentication instead.

ADAPT00621063 When using the Get by label option of the multiuser development interface with a non-existent label, Data Integrator returns the latest version of the objects.

ADAPT00644390 Auto-correct loading might fail for Microsoft SQL Server, ODBC, DB2, Informix, Sybase IQ, or Teradata databases if the data contains NULL termination characters at the end of varchar data. The auto-correct SQL does not generate properly. To work around this issue, use the rtrim_blanks_ext functions on columns that you know will contain NULL termination characters to trim the blanks.This issue also occurs with Sybase and Sybase IQ targets in regular load mode. Use the rtrim_blanks_ext to work around this issue for those databases as well.

ADAPT00655863 Data Integrator Web Services only supports the UTF-8 code page.

ADAPT00658811 When creating a Data Integrator repository on IBM DB2, only the UTF-8 code page is supported.

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ADAPT00661876 A Data Quality project cannot be imported if the project path name is longer than 230 characters.

ADAPT00673438 Data Quality Project descriptions are not imported into Data Integrator Object Library.

ADAPT00685077 Changing the Data Quality datastore parameters does not reflect the same changes in the properties page of the Data Quality transform. Restart the Designer to resolve the problem.

ADAPT00688056 Stopping a Data Integrator job will not stop the Data Quality process.

ADAPT00688210 Data Integrator should not import a project with more than one socket writer.

ADAPT00688976 If the Web Service Adapter does not work due to an incorrect keystore path, you must restart the Tomcat server after you specify the correct keystore path.

ADAPT00695056 The Adapter SDK has the following syntax limitation for DTDs that can be imported for use as an adapter source or target. Conditional syntax cannot be included in the DTD file. Sample syntax that fails:<!-- Common ebXML header--> <!ENTITY % INCLUDE_EBHEADER "INCLUDE"><![ %INCLUDE_EBHEADER; [<!ENTITY % eb:MessageHeader SYSTEM "ebHeader.dtd">%eb:MessageHeader;]]>The following syntax is supported and produces the same result:<!ENTITY % eb:MessageHeader SYSTEM "ebHeader.dtd"> %eb:MessageHeader;This limitation only applies to DTD files read by an adapter, not those read by the Designer. It is important to note that the only file the adapter reads is the one configured in the adapter operation. Adapters do not read embedded DTD files.

ADAPT00741303 The Message Client sample has not been updated for this release. Please check the Business Objects Knowledge Base for any updates.

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Documentation updatesPlease note the following updates to the Data Integrator 11.7.2.0 technical documentation. These changes will be incorporated into a future release of the manual set.Note: Business Objects uses the associated numbers for bug-tracking purposes.

Getting Started GuideThe documentation supporting Citrix MetaFrame XP feature release 3 was removed from the Data Integrator Getting Started Guide. For the availability of the latest supported version, see the Supported Platforms documentation on the Business Objects Customer Support Web site at: http://support.businessobjects.com/documentation/.

ADAPT00733805 If the input to the Data Quality transform is not mapped and the output of the transform is mapped, Data Integrator will hang when the Job is executed. Please ensure that the proper input mapping is done before running the Job.

ADAPT00736500 Under the following circumstances, the Profiler may stay in the pending state indefinitely:• The repository is not connected to a job server.• The associated job server is not running. Please check the above

before running the Profiler again.

ADAPT00738936 There is a known issue with Data Quality projects that contain periods (".") in the field names. Although the projects can be imported from the Data Quality server, Data Integrator cannot correctly map these fields. The project can be used in a data flow as long as the fields containing periods are not used. A workaround for this problem is to rename any Data Quality project fields to use another character instead of the period. Business Objects suggest using the underscore character ("_").

ADAPT00741303 The Message Client sample (client_sample) program in the AccessServer directory has not been updated for this release. Please check the Business Objects Knowledge Base for any updates.

ADAPT00743879 Data Integrator does not correctly handle Oracle UTF8 database the NCHAR data type in a table comparison row-by-row select option if the column is used in the primary key or compared column. In such a case, Data Integrator generates an incorrect SQL SELECT statement. As a result, the table comparison result is not correct.

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Designer GuideADAPT 34574 Data Integrator now supports changed-data capture (CDC) for Microsoft SQL Server 2005. In chapter 19, Techniques for Capturing Changed Data, the section “Setting Up SQL Replication Server for CDC” was written for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. The following procedure applies to Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

To configure publications for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 CDC1. Start the Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio.2. Select the SQL Server, right-click Replication menu, then select New >

Publication. The New Publication Wizard opens.3. In the New Publication Wizard click Next.4. Select the database that you want to publish and click Next.5. Under Publication type, select Transactional publication, and then click

Next to continue.6. Click to select tables and columns to publish as articles. Then click to

open Article Properties.7. Set the following to False: - Copy clustered index - Copy INSERT,

UPDATE and DELETE - Create schemas at subscriber8. Set the “Action if name is in use” to “keep the existing table unchanged”9. Set Update delivery format and Delete delivery format to XCALL <stored

procedure>. Click OK to save the article properties.10. Configure Agent Security and specify the account connection setting.

Click Security Settings to set the Snapshot agent.11. Configure the Agent Security account with system administration

privileges and click OK.12. Enter the login password for the Log Reader Agent by clicking Security

Settings. Note that it has to be a login granting system administration privileges.

13. In the Log Reader Agent Security window, enter and confirm password information.

14. Click to select Create the publication then click Finish to create a new publication.

15. To Complete the Wizard, enter a Publication name and click Finish to create your publication.

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Creating Microsoft Excel workbook file formats on UNIX platformsNote: This new section will appear in chapter 6, File Formats, of the Data Integrator Designer Guide.This section describes how to use a Microsoft Excel workbook as a source with a Job Server on a UNIX platform. To create Microsoft Excel workbook file formats on Windows, see “Excel workbook format” in the Data Integrator Reference Guide.To access the workbook, you must create and configure an adapter instance in the Administrator. The following procedure provides an overview of the configuration process. For details about creating adapters, see Chapter 10, “Adapters,” in the Data Integrator Management Console: Administrator Guide.

To create a Microsoft Excel workbook file format on UNIX 1. Using the Server Manager (($LINK_DIR/bin/svrcfg), ensure the UNIX Job

Server can support adapters. See “Configuring Job Servers and Access Servers” in the Data Integrator Getting Started Guide.

2. Ensure a repository associated with the Job Server has been added to the Administrator. To add a repository to the Administrator, see “Adding repositories” in the Data Integrator Management Console: Administrator Guide.

3. In the Administrator, add an adapter to access Excel workbooks. See “Adding and configuring adapter instances” on in the Data Integrator Management Console: Administrator Guide. You can only configure one Excel adapter per Job Server. Use the following options:• On the Installed Adapters tab, select MSExcelAdapter.• On the Adapter Configuration tab for the Adapter instance name,

type BOExcelAdapter (required and case sensitive).You may leave all other options at their default values except when processing files larger than 1 MB. In that case, change the Additional Java Launcher Options value to -Xms64m -Xmx512 or -Xms128m -Xmx1024m (the default is -Xms64m -Xmx256m). Note that Java memory management can prevent processing very large files (or many smaller files).

4. Start the adapter.5. In the Designer on the Formats tab of the object library, create the file

format by importing the Excel workbook. For details, see “Excel workbook format” in the Data Integrator Reference Guide.

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Notes• To import the workbook, it must be available on a Windows file system.

You can later change the location of the actual file to use for processing in the format source editor. See “Excel workbook source options” in the Data Integrator Reference Guide .

• To reimport or view data in the Designer, the file must be available on Windows.

• Entries in the error log file might be represented numerically for the date and time fields. Additionally, Data Integrator writes the records with errors to the output (in Windows these records are ignored).

Reference Guide667125 Data Integrator now supports a maximum number of loaders of 10. The following sections describe the option Number of Loaders.• Chapter 2, Data Integrator Objects, Section “Target” in Table 2-30 : Target

table options available in all datastores• Chapter 5, Transforms, section “Data_Transfer” in subsection “Target

table options” Replace the first paragraph in these descriptions of Number of Loaders with the following paragraph:

Loading with one loader is known as “single loader loading.” Loading when the number of loaders is greater than one is known as “parallel loading.” The default number of loaders is 1. The maximum number of loaders is 10. If you specify a number greater than this maximum value, Data Integrator uses 10 loaders.

614079 Reserved words should not be used as the user name when you create a Data Integrator repository.In chapter 10, Reserved Words, the section “About Reserved Words” lists the reserved words that should not be used as names for design elements. Replace the first paragraph with the following paragraph:

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The following words have special meanings in Data Integrator and therefore should not be used as names for work flows, data flows, transforms, or other design elements that you create. They should also not be used as user names when you create a Data Integrator repository. They are reserved with any combination of upper- and lower-case letters.

No NumberIn chapter 2, Objects, “Descriptions of objects,” the “Excel workbook format” entry, in the Notes section replace the fifth bulleted item with the following.• For workbook-specific (global) named ranges, Data Integrator would

name a range called range as range. However for worksheet-specific (local) named ranges, Data Integrator would name a range called range that belongs to the worksheet Sheet1 as range!Sheet1.In UNIX, you must also include the worksheet name when defining a workbook-specific (global) named range.

Salesforce.com Adapter Interface Guide33860 When you create a new Custom table in Salesforce.com and attempt to fetch CDC data from that table from the Data Integrator Designer, if the CDC table does not specify a starting date, Data Integrator will throw an error stating:Error reading from <custom table name>: <There was an unexpected error.

Salesforce.com message is startDate before or replication enabled date>. Therefore, the “Using the CDC table source default start date” section of the Salesforce.com Adapter Interface Guide should state the following:When you do not specify a value for the start date:• Data Integrator uses the beginning of the Salesforce.com retention

period as the start date if a check-point is not available (during initial execution).

• Data Integrator uses the check-point as the start date if a check-point is available and occurs within the Salesforce.com retention period. If the check-point occurs before the retention period, Data Integrator uses the beginning of retention period as the start date.

• Data Integrator may throw an error message. Business Objects recommends that you specify a default start date for your CDC tables.

Please note the following correction to the Salesforce.com Adapter Interface Guide version 11.7.0.0. These changes will be incorporated into a future release of the manual set.

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In Chapter 3, page 29, change the text under “Using the CDC table source default start date” as follows:When you do not specify a value for the start date:• Data Integrator uses the beginning of the Salesforce.com retention

period as the start date if a check-point is not available (during initial execution). However, if a table is created within the Salesforce.com retention period and a check-point is not available, the execution will return an error message. Drill into the source object and enter a value for the CDC table source default start date. The value must be a date that occurs after the date the table was created to work around this problem.

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Customer support, consulting, and trainingA global network of Business Objects technology experts provides customer support, education, and consulting to ensure maximum business intelligence benefit to your business.

Data Integrator CommunityThe Business Objects developer community is an interactive Web site where you will find technical resources to help you better use your Business Objects software. Here you can interact with others and provide feedback on Business Objects software, technical content, and the Web site.http://diamond.businessobjects.com/EIM/DataIntegrator

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Online Customer SupportThe Business Objects Customer Support web site contains information about Customer Support programs and services. It also has links to a wide range of technical information including Knowledge Base articles, downloads, and support forums.http://support.businessobjects.com/

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