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1734943 - BI 4.0: Unable to retrieve tables in Information design tool (IDT) from the database that contains dot (.) in database name.


Unable to import the tables in data foundation layer (DF layer) in Information Design tool (IDT) using ODBC connection pointing to the database that has dot in it’s name (Example: Test.db).



  • SAP BusinessObjects BI4.0 SP02 Patch 11
  • SQL server 2008


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0


Tables are not visible. IDT Tables are missing, Cannot unfold connection. , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Bug Filed

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