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2774814 - 'Invalid expression. The name/alias 'column name' could not be found.' error message appears when validating a derived table in Information Design Tool

Symptom

  • 'Invalid expression. The name/alias 'column name' could not be found.' error message appears when validating a derived table in Information Design Tool.
  • The issue started to occur after migrating from SAP BI 4.0 to SAP BI 4.1/4.2.
  • The datasource SAP BW, connection to InfoProviders through relational JCo connection.

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Environment

  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2
  • Information Design Tool
  • Data Federation Administration Tool
  • SAP Business Warehouse

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

invalid expression could not be found df bw idt bi jco validate derived table , KBA , BI-BIP-DF , Data Federation Service , Problem

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