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2468661 - Cross domain Ad hoc - Application error to run, create or preview report


  • Application error occurs to preview a Cross Domain report in Ad hoc
  • Failed to save a Cross Domain report
  • Timeout to run online a Cross Domain report


SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics (ANA) - All versions

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to Ad Hoc reports
  2. Create a new Cross Domain report
  3. Complete the report and click on Preview
  4. See the Application error


  1.  Try to save a cross domain report
  2. Failed to save the report


  1. If you have a Cross Domain report already created go to Adhoc reporting list
  2. Click on the report
  3. Run Online
  4. See timeout error



In Provisioning the option "Ad-Hoc Scalability Configurations" is enabled and preventing the creation of Cross Domain reports.


Contact your Partner or provide written authorization in the incident to deselect the following options in Provisioning:

  • Log the Adhoc scalibility validations
  • Limiting the physical memory
  • Avoiding Cartesian joins
  • Limiting the number of tables
  • Limiting the number of columns

After that it is necessary to wait some time for changes to take effect and clear the cache history of the browser.


KBA , LOD-SF-ANA , Analytics & Reporting (Ad Hoc, YouCalc, ORD) , LOD-SF-ANA-ADH , Adhoc Reports & Report Builder , Problem


SAP SuccessFactors Workforce Analytics all versions