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2539267 - "Failed: Free-hand SQL Connection" error appears while converting a simple Desk Intelligence report based on Freehand SQL


  • Report Conversion Tool (RCT) returns the following error message when trying to convert a Desktop Intelligence document using Free-Hand SQL (FHSQL) connected to Teradata through ODBC:
    "Failed: Free-hand SQL Connection"



  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 SP04
  • Report Conversion Tool 
  • Teradata database
  • ODBC


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


Deski, Freehand SQL, FHSQL, Report Conversion Tool, RCT, failed, connection, teradata, odbc, convert, conversion failed , KBA , BI-BIP-RCT , Report conversion tool , Problem

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