2304064 - Fail to open Webi Rich Client: An error occurred at session creation | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2304064 - Fail to open Webi Rich Client: An error occurred at session creation


  • Webi Rich Client cannot be open in online or offline mode, with error message below.

An error occurred at session creation

java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: com/businessobjects/corba/generic/container/GenericContainer/GenericContainerAdminOperations
at com.sap.webi.client.toolkit.internal.WebIEngineRClmpl.start(WebIEngineRClmpl.java:97)
at com.sap.webi.client.toolkit.SessionContextManager.startWebiEngine(SessionContextManager.java:203)
Caused by java.lan.ClassNotFoundException: com.businessobjects.corba.generic.container.GenericContainer.IGenericContainerAdminOperations
at java.net.URLClassLoader$1.run(Unknown Source)

  • Repairing or re-installing BI Client Tools don't work.
  • This issue only happens in specific machine.
  • There's no impact about Anti-virus, Firewall, License.
  • Webi Rich Client is run by administrator user of OS.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.1
  • Web Intelligence (WebI) Rich client
  • Windows


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


BOE, uninstall, remove, Webi, RichClient, session creation, java, NoClassDefFoundError, GenericContainerAdminOperations, ClassNotFoundException, , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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