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1921068 - Opening connections on the universe design tool fails with a runtime error


  • When accessing a BI4 system connections from the Universe Design tool (UDT), you are encountering a "Runtime" error message in place of the connections window as seen below.
  • You are able to connect using the UDT from client workstations or servers, and import universes
  • However, the universe parameters page does not show any connection data as below -


  • If you try bringing up the connections in the  UDT by using Tools > Connections option, you get a Microsoft Visual C++ runtime error as below -


  • You are however able to use the same UDT client tool and connect to a different BI4 system.
  • You ensured that the servers and clients are all at the same patch level
  • You have already verified SAP kbase 1811332 - Universe Designer Crashes When Connections are lost or corrupted (fixed in SP06) because all client and server machines are at higher patch levels



SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.0 SP06 and higher


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


BI4.0 BI40 4.0 unv .unv designer udt bobj boe , KBA , BI-BIP-UDT , Universe Design Tool , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , BI-BIP-SL , Semantic Layer , Problem

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