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1765149 - Error:"Index Creation Failed (The execution of the specified analysis query failed..)" while indexing InfoSpace based on ODBC data source in Explorer 4.0


  • Indexing of InfoSpace fails with the following error message:

"Server, ExplorerIndexingServer, generated the following messages: Index Creation Failed (The execution of the specified analysis query failed.-[] <com.businessobjects.dsl.commons.exception.NestedException: [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] Data source name not found and no default driver specified>"

  • This Infospace is utilizing an universe connecting to the data source using an ODBC driver.
  • Web Intelligence report based on the same data source refreshes successfully in BI LaunchPad.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Explorer 4.0
  • MS Windows Server OS


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Edge 3.1, standard package


32 bit DSN, 64 bit DSN, explorer, indexing, fail, error, 4.0 , KBA , BI-RA-EXP , Obsolete: Polestar, Explorer , Problem

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