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1660135 - AD Authentication failed ERROR: "Could not start the application" - FC


  • An external user with WindowsAD Authentication cannot logon to the FC client. 
  • ERROR:"Could not start the application".


  • When opening the User Definition in FC, you can notice that the Alias was not automatically added.
  • After the appearance of this error, external users can no longer login (Enterprise, LDAP or WinAD).
  • Restarting the datasource allows other external users to login (but not the user without Alias).



  • SAP Financial Consolidation (FC) 10.0
  • SAP Business Intelligence (BI) 4.0
  • SAP Information Platform Services (IPS) 4.0


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP Financial Consolidation 10.0


Authentification, Windows AD, Externe, ADAPT01600291. , KBA , EPM-BFC-TCL , Technical Components , Bug Filed

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