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1704644 - When editing some of the Web Intelligence reports, an error that just says “null” is thrown intermittently. Details include "java.lang.NullPointerException at" when trying to modify WebI reports"


  • When editing a Web Intelligence report, an error that just says "null" is thrown intermittently.
  • It happens against different data sources – BW, SQL Server and Teradata.



  • Product Version: BI4.0
  • Product Patches installed:SP 2.10
  • Operating System:Windows 2008 R2
  • CMS Database:DB2 LUW v9.7 on AIX
  • Reporting Database:BEx Queries (BW is running on AIX 6.1), SQL Server, Teradata etc
  • Internet Explorer:IE 8, Version: 8.0.6001.18702
  • Application Server:Tomcat
  • Java or .NET:Java
  • Java version: Java 1.6 Update 19
  • Authentication Type:Windows AD


SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


null error, Webi, web intelligence, nullpointerexception , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , How To

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