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2450310 - "Error as Exception: CS, Non Supported Datatype" in UNV and UNX Universe, with the Object which has "GEOMETRY" data type in the SQL server in BI 4.2 environment


  • The object which has the "Geometry" data type in backend, throws the data type mistmatch in UNV and also in UNX universe.
  • Issue occured with newly created and also with migrated universe.
  • Object shows the blank Data Type in IDT universe.
  • Object is not present in the available object list of UNV universe.
  • Same workflow was working fine in BI 4.1 environment.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.2 Support Pack 2
  • SQL Server 2014
  • Universe Design Tool
  • Information Design Tool


Geometry object, SQL, parsing failed, data type mistmatch, BI 4.2, Blanck data type, UNV, UNX. , KBA , BI-BIP-SL , Semantic Layer , Problem

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