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2670727 - No longer possible to connect to BPC Admin Client and EPM Add-in after MS KB security updates

Symptom

** UPDATED Resolution **

No longer possible to connect to SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for Microsoft (BPC MS) Admin client and the EPM add-in.

BPC Admin client error:

The system cannot connect to the [server name] server. Verify that you have specified a valid server name, or see if the server is unavailable at this time.

EPM add-in error:

Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

From Advisory on July 2018 .NET Framework Updates (.NET blog):

The July 2018 Security and Quality Rollup updates for .NET Framework was released earlier this month. We have received multiple customer reports of applications that fail to start or don’t run correctly after installing the July 2018 update. These reports are specific to applications that initialize a COM component and run with restricted permissions. You can reach out to Microsoft Support to get help.


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Environment

  • EPM Add-in
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for Microsoft
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 7.5, version for Netweaver
  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 7.0, version for Netweaver

Product

SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.0, version for Microsoft ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for Microsoft ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 7.0, version for Microsoft ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 7.5, version for Microsoft

Keywords

Object variable or With block variable not set, MS KB; EPM Add-in; BPC Admin Client, ActiveX component can't create object CLR

  • Applications that rely on COM components were failing to load or run correctly because of “access denied”, “class not registered”, or “internal failure occurred for unknown reasons” errors described in KB 4345913 and Advisory on July 2018 .NET Framework Updates.  [651528]
, KBA , EPM-XLS-MS , EPM Excel Client BPC MS , EPM-BPC-MS-ADM-CNS , Admin console , Problem

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