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2768006 - Firefly error when using an SAP BW Live Connection with Web Dispatcher in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) & SAP Digital Boardroom


The following error message occurs when trying to add a filter on a story using an SAP BW Live Connection with SAP Web Dispatcher in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC):

  • Firefly Error: Error [Server]: Variables Exist - enter values and submit;
    MsgClass: ;; OlapMsgClass: 0;


  • SAP Analytics Cloud 2019.4.5
  • SAP Business Warehouse (BW) version 7.5 SP8+
  • SAP Web Dispatcher

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log in to SAP Analytics Cloud
  2. Access a story using a SAP BW Live Connection through the Web Dispatcher URL
  3. Add a filter
  4. Observe the error


A header required for CORS configuration is blocked by the Web Dispatcher.


  • Please make sure the SAP-URL-SESSION-ID header is exposed to the Web Dispatcher.
  • Please also make sure CORS has been completed as per the guide.
  • Please apply necessary SAP BW Notes by running the Z_SAP_BW_NOTE_ANALYZER program attached to SAP Note 2541557.
    The user guide is located on the help portal: SAP BW Note Analyzer user guide.
  • For remote blending see SAP Note 2715871 - BW - SAP Analytics Cloud remote blending.

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