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1797313 - Error Code 401 Unauthorized in IDT connection to BPC 7.5 using XMLA


A 401 Authentication error is displayed in the SAP Information Design Tool (IDT) when creating a connection to an SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 7.5 server (BPC):

Issue: Error Code: 401,

Description: Unauthorized



  • SAP Information Design Tool
  • Business Planning and Consolidation 7.5 for Microsoft
  • Business Planning and Consolidation 7.5 for Netweaver


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0


KBA , EPM-BPC-NW-INT-BO , BO Tools Integration , BI-BIP , Business intelligence platform , Problem

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