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1904224 - Web Intelligence: Error: "Cannot retrieve dimensions from cube" when using authorization variable as mandatory prompt value


  • A Web Intelligence (WebI) report uses BICS to connect to a Business Explorer (BEx) query containing an authorization variable as a mandatory prompt.
  • After selecting the query in the query panel, the following error text appears in the query panel:

    "Cannot retrieve dimensions from cube <cube name> Error: Provider Selection Object: Initialization Issue
    Error: Provider Selection Object: Initialization Issue
    Invalid variable values"




  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0 (BI4)
  • SAP Business Warehouse (BW)



SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0


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