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1804432 - Error:"Cannot access external data java.lang.ArgumentException" when previewing Dashboard using QAAWS connection in Dashboard Designer 4.0


  • When previewing a dashboard using QAAWS connection based on SAP BW data source, following error message occurs:

"Cannot access external data java.lang.ArgumentException"

  • The application server heap size is set to 4 GB and cache is cleared. RestFul Web Service is also installed.



  • Windows Platform
  • SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 SP04


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0


java.lang.NullPointerException , KBA , BI-RA-XL , Obsolete: BusinessObjects Dashboards and Presentation Design , Problem

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