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1843908 - Error 401 Unauthorized Creating OLAP Connection in IDT or CMC

Symptom

  • Issue: "Error code: 401 Description: Unauthorized" on creating the OLAP connection to Microsoft Analysis Services 2008 in Information Design Tool (IDT)
  • Issue: "Error code: 401 Description: Unauthorized" on creating the OLAP connection to Microsoft Analysis Services 2008 through OLAP Connections tab in the Central Management Console (CMC)

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.x
  • Information Design Tool
  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (MSAS) accessed through XMLA with Windows Basic authentication over HTTP (credentials on the connection string)
  • Microsoft Windows Server

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0, feature pack 3 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1

Keywords

CMC, IDT, OLAP, MSAS, SSAS, , msmdpump.dll, authentication, unauthorized, test connection, connect, basic authentication, windows, IIS, 401, cube, connection, basic, 401 Description: Unauthorized, XMLA biSL_MSAS , KBA , BI-BIP-IDT , Information design tool , Problem

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