2547408 - Error "Unable to cast object of type 'System.NullReferenceException' to type 'bali.lang.Exception'" in AO | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2547408 - Error "Unable to cast object of type 'System.NullReferenceException' to type 'bali.lang.Exception'" in AO


The error "Unable to cast object of type 'System.NullReferenceException' to type 'bali.lang.Exception'" is occurring when trying to connect to a BW system in Analysis for Office.

The following entries appear in Analysis Office trace file:


General .NET Exception:
Unable to cast object of type 'System.NullReferenceException' to type 'bali.lang.Exception'.
at com.sap.ip.bi.base.application.service.rfcproxy.base.RfcFunction.execute()
at com.sap.ip.bi.bics.dataaccess.resource.impl.bi.dataarea.DataArea.create()
at com.sap.ip.bi.pioneer.core.models.CrDataArea.CreateDataArea(CrModelApplication iApp, IDataArea iBicsDataArea)
at com.sap.ip.bi.pioneer.core.models.CrModelApplication.GetCreateDataArea(CoSystemInfo iSystemInfo)
at com.sap.ip.bi.pioneer.core.models.CrDataProvider.AssignQueryViewPrepare(Boolean iSkipCreation)
at com.sap.ip.bi.pioneer.core.models.CrModelApplication.AssignDpsCompletely(List`1 iCompleteDpList, List`1 iDpListForVarScreenPossible, CreWithVariablePrompt iWithVariablePrompt, Boolean iWithMessageIfNoVar, CrePromptShown& oPromptShown, Boolean iForceDocumentModePromptsScreen)




SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, edition for Microsoft Office


SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office all versions


connect, BW, error, connection, cache, query, exception, system , KBA , BI-RA-AO-XLA , Excel Addin , BI-RA-AO-CON , Connection and Authentication , Problem

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