1817998 - SPEND: Invalid characteristic: SAP_0XSAUND_XXXX | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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1817998 - SPEND: Invalid characteristic: SAP_0XSAUND_XXXX


  • Browse->SAP->Reports->Spend->Spend by category, or other OOTB reports,  the following error occrs:
    com.sap.analytics.aui.bi.OlapException: Invalid characteristic: SAP_0XSAUND_20093134434847
    at com.sap.analytics.aui.bi.bics.BicsMetadataBrowser.getCharacteristic(BicsMetadataBrowser.java:89)
    at com.sap.analytics.aui.bi.bics.BicsMetadataBrowser.applyHierarchy(BicsMetadataBrowser.java:97)
  • Data Source Administration shows some dimensions in blue color with a link, which when clicked, gives the dimension definition, but for others, even they are similar dimension, it does not give the link.
  • Delete the SAP_0XSAUND_XXXX doesn't fix this issue.
  • Data is in the cube and the data upload works fine, SAP_0XSAUND_XXXX is a delivered dimension for GL account, the "Spend by category" report should not use it at all.



SAP Spend Performance Management (SPM) 2.1



SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management 2.1 ; SAP Spend Performance Management 3.0


KBA , EPM-SA , Spend Analytics , Problem

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