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1913749 - XI 3.1 Designer: dbd_wdb2cli.dll (The specified module could not be found.)


In BOE XI 3.1 SP5, in the Universe Designer, when attempting to define a connection to an IBM DB2 database, the following error occurs:

CS: DBDriver failed to load : C:\Program Files\Business
Objects\BusinessObjects Enterprise 12.0\win32_x86
\dataAccess\connectionServer\dbd_wdb2cli.dll (The specified module
could not be found.)

The BOE Client tools and the IBM DB2 drivers have been uninstalled and re-installed multiple times and the error still occurs.

A 3rd party DB tool (Hyperion) is able to access the DB2 database.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1 SP5
  • Client tools installed on Windows XP SP3, 32-bit


SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1


xi xi3.1 3.1 unv universe connection ibm db2 odbc , KBA , BI-BIP-SL , Semantic Layer , Problem

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