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1993318 - Getting error "The variable is not valid. Please verify its pertinency and retry", while updating an attribute using restful web services.


  • When an attribute is updated using Restful web services, the dimensionId has to be provided. If the dimensionId is not mentioned, then the following error is returned in response:
    “The variable is not valid. Please verify its pertinence and retry.”

  • For an attribute created through Webi Rich Client, associated dimension is not mandatory.  



  • BI 4.1 SP02 Patch2
  • Windows Server 2012


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


attribute, <dimensionId>, dimensionId, Restful web services, restful, updating attribute , KBA , rest web intelligence , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , BI-DEV-JAV , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - Java , BI-DEV-WEB , Platform Web Services , Problem

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