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2007731 - receive error "CS: COM Provider CLSID not specified or erroneous" when creating oledb connection to SQL 2012 in universe designer

Symptom

  • Creating a new connection or testing an existing SQL 2012 OLE DB in Universe Design Tool throws an error "CS: COM Provider CLSID not specified or erroneous"
  • SQL 2008 and 2005 OLE DB connection work fine as do SQL ODBC 2012 connections

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform BI 4.x (4.0 4.1, any  SP's or patches)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 7 OS Microsoft Windows 2008 Server OS (not other OS's have not been tested but may also have this issue)

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1

Keywords

zie UDT , biSL , KBA , BI-BIP-SL , Semantic Layer , Problem

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