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2856376 - "A bad request was made to SAP Analytics Cloud agent" error when trying to import data from SAP Universe in SAP Analytics Cloud


  • When trying to create model based on SAP Universe Import Data Connection the following error message appears in SAP Analytics Cloud: 
    "A bad request was made to SAP Analytics Cloud agent" 


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.21
  • Import Data Connection
    • SAP Universe

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Logon to SAP Analytics Cloud.
  2. Go to Main Menu --> Create --> Model.
  3. Select a connection. 
  4. Select an universe, which contains List of Values.
  5. Select measures and dimensions.
  6. Try to create the model.
  7. Notice the error message.


  • List of Values contains default answers of type Formula.
  • It is a known limitation that SAC cannot consume prompts with default values of type Formula.


  1. Edit the universe.
  2. Untick the checkbox "Set Default Values" for default values of type Formula.
  3. Republish the universe.

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