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2444949 - "Failed to connect to the OLAP source" error message during Webi report refresh / new report creation in BI launch pad

Symptom

  • Webi report refresh / new report creation is not working in BI launch pad.
  • Error message: "Failed to connect to the OLAP source".
  • The same steps are working from Webi Rich Client or other client tools.
  • Pre-defined or SSO connections are showing the same behavior.
  • New connection with newly created Webi report are showing the same behavior.

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2
  • Web Intelligence
  • BEx query with BICS connection

Product

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

Keywords

 "Failed to connect to the OLAP source", BICS, BEX, BW, OLAP, connection, error, refresh, BI launch pad, launchpad, Bilaunchpad, webi, Web Intelligence, document , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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