Description of the PerformancePoint Server 2007 cumulative hotfix package: February 7, 2008

Description of the PerformancePoint Server 2007 cumulative hotfix package: February 7, 2008

Article ID : 948718
Last Review : March 6, 2008
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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 issues that are fixed in the PerformancePoint Server 2007 hotfix package that is dated February 7, 2008.

This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
• The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
• The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
• Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package.
• Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
• Whether you must make any registry changes.
• The files that the hotfix package contains.

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INTRODUCTION

The hotfix package, build 3.0.3712.0, is available for PerformancePoint Server 2007. PerformancePoint Server 2007 hotfixes are created for a specific PerformancePoint Server release version or service pack. You must have the release version of PerformancePoint Server, version 3.0.3520.0, to install this hotfix package. All PerformancePoint Server 2007 hotfixes are cumulative.

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Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix fixes the following issues that not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

PerformancePoint Planning issues

• When you use the PerformancePoint Add-in for Excel, assignments still appear in Top 5 assignments after the cycle has been closed.

Note Additionally an SQL script will be included in this hotfix package. This script must be run against any Planning Application database that exists in Microsoft SQL Server.

PerformancePoint Monitoring issues

• When you use the PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer, multiselect parameters are not passed to SQL reports correctly.
• When you preview data by using the Analytic grid in the PerformancePoint Dashboard Designer, an error may occur.

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MORE INFORMATION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next PerformancePoint 2007 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Prerequisites

This hotfix is a post-release hotfix. To apply this hotfix, you must be running the release version of PerformancePoint Server 2007. The version number must be 3.0.3520.0 or a later version number. To view the version number for Planning, click About on the Help menu in the PerformancePoint Add-in for Excel or in Planning Business Modeler. To view the version number for Monitoring, see the version information in the lower-right corner of the Dashboard Designer. You can also view the version number for Monitoring by clicking the Microsoft Office Button and then clicking the Resources tab.

Important You must apply the hotfix to each client computer and server that has a PerformancePoint Server 2007 component installed.

Installation files

PerformancePoint Planning installation files

• PPLSrv.msp: Planning Server installation
This installation must be completed on the Planning server only.
• PPLXCli.msp: Planning Excel Client installation
This installation must be completed on all client computers that are running the PerformancePoint Add-in for Excel.
• PBMCli.msp: Planning Business Modeler installation
This installation must be completed on all client computers that are running the PerformancePoint Planning Business Modeler.

PerformancePoint Monitoring installation files

• PSCSrv.msp: Monitoring Server installation
This installation must be completed on the Monitoring server only.

Restart information

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issues that are listed in this article.

This hotfix updates the PerformancePoint Server 2007 components to version 3.0.3712.00. To verify the version number after you apply this hotfix, click About on the Help menu in PerformancePoint Server 2007.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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REFERENCES

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 (/) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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APPLIES TO
• Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007, 32 Bit Edition
• Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007, 64 Bit Edition

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