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2394484 - "Error" appears in IDT without any further explanation during refresh structure

Symptom

  • Generic error message appears in IDT without any detailed explanation.
  • The error appears in Data Foundation during the refresh structure of the universe.
  • The issue was not persisted in BI 4.0, it only appears first from BI 4.1.
  • The issue occurs only with multi source universes.
  • The following can be seen from the client tool trace log:
    java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
                    at com.businessobjects.bimodeler.datafoundation.wizards.refreshstructure.model.RefreshStructureRunnable.run(RefreshStructureRunnable.java:217)
                    at org.eclipse.jface.operation.ModalContext$ModalContextThread.run(ModalContext.java:121)
    Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
                    at com.sap.datafederator.designer.datafoundation.refreshstructure.RefreshStructure.hasInterestOnTable(RefreshStructure.java:534)
                    at com.sap.datafederator.designer.datafoundation.refreshstructure.RefreshStructure.hasInterestOnTask(RefreshStructure.java:161)
                    at com.businessobjects.bimodeler.datafoundation.wizards.refreshstructure.model.RefreshStructureRunnable.fillContainersIfApplied(RefreshStructureRunnable.java:320)
                    at com.businessobjects.bimodeler.datafoundation.wizards.refreshstructure.model.RefreshStructureRunnable.run(RefreshStructureRunnable.java:137)
                    ... 1 more

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1 SP7
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2 SP3
  • Information Design Tool
  • Multi source universe

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

refresh, structure, idt, df, error, no, without, explanation, msu, data, foundation , KBA , BI-BIP-IDT , Information design tool , Problem

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