Migrate or Upload BI Roles to Portal Roles

Hello Gurus,
Can anyone tell me how to migrate BI roles to Portal roles or how to upload it to the Portal roles?
Thanks in advance for your response.
Regards,
Niki

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http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/33/39fa40ee14f26fe10000000a1550b0/content.htm
https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/servlet/prt/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/6b1472a7-0301-0010-64bd-dc96509db6f7
http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/bd/3d1640d4642402e10000000a1550b0/content.htm
http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/33/ed5840fc9e0272e10000000a155106/content.htm
https://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/6b1472a7-0301-0010-64bd-
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