Note: Things to know before you start the promotion process

1. Know the source and destination server names
2. Know the Enterprise administrator password for source and destination servers
3. You have the Business Objects client software on your machine
1. Open the Business Objects Import WizardPrograms Business Objects Import Wizard
2. Select Next
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3. Login into the Source CMS
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4. Login into the destination CMS
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5. Deselect all of the objects except Import Universes
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6. This will allow you to individually select which Universe(s) you want to import
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7. Select Next
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8. Only select Overwrite object contents, select next
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9. Select the Universe you are promoting.
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10. Select Finish.

11. This process is still not flawless. Try creating a report against universe you have just exported. If you get an error. Import the Universe using Universe Designer – check the Universe connection by selecting File – Parameters.

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12. Verify there is a connection.
13. Try creating a report again. If you still have a problem, go into the CMS and check the Universe Connection rights.