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2256128 - Unable to convert free-hand SQL DeskI report to BI 4.1 Webi using Report Conversion Tool


  • Unable to convert a Free-hand SQL based DeskI report to Free-hand SQL WebI using BI 4.1 SP06 Report Converstion Tool. The conversion fails with the following error- "Failed: Free-hand SQL connection".
  • Issue is reproducible with simplest free-hand sql reports based on any database.
  • Following errors are visible in Report Converstion Tool logs-
    |E| |javaw| 5872| 876|| |58|78|0|3|-|-|-|-|-|-||||||||||||Designer Application is not valid
  • Issue reproducible only on customers environment.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 SP06
  • Report Conversion Tool (RCT)


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


Failed: Free-hand SQL connection, Designer Application is not valid, free-hand sql, freehand sql, conversion , KBA , BI-BIP-RCT , Report conversion tool , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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