Error: "Version check failed. The source system or source BIAR file must be of an older version. The destination system must be of the current version. (UMT 20012)" when transferring data using Upgrade Management Tool (UMT).
Reproducing the Issue
Logon to Upgrade Management Tool.
Choose Complete Upgrade/Incremental Upgrade.
For Upgrade Scenario, choose Live to Live.
In Source, provide the credentials of your source BI 4.0 environment.
In Destination, provide the credentials of your destination BI 4.0 environment.
Click on Next.
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0
SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
UMT can only be used to transfer data from BusinessObjects Enterprise XI R2 Service Pack 2 or BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 to BI 4.0.
Use Promotion Management tool to transfer data from one BI 4.x environment to another.