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1666896 - Error "Specified RDBMS is invalid : SAP HANA database 1.0" when creating connection to HANA using BI4.0 Patch 2.8 or Patch 2.9


  • The following error is generated: "Specified RDBMS is invalid : SAP HANA database 1.0" when trying to use a HANA connection and/or when testing the connection in IDT (Multi-Source Universe only) and consuming in Explorer.
  • This is a problem for multi-source Universes in Information Design Tool (IDT) only. Single-source Universes work without any problem.
  • This applies to any use of the (existing) connection in IDT Multi-Source Universe, WebI MSU or Explorer.




BI4.0 Patch 2.8 or Patch 2.9

  • Explorer
  • Data Federator
  • IDT


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Explorer package 4.0


KBA , BI-BIP-IDT , Information design tool , EIM-DF , Data Federator (use BI-BIP-DF) , BI-RA-EXP , Obsolete: Polestar, Explorer , Problem

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