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2013176 - Can't Open Universe that Was Moved from One CMS to Another


In BI 4.x with the Information Design Tool when trying to retrieve a universe from the destination CMS, the user is prompted to enter the credentials for the source CMS.

If the original CMS is not available, the following error occurs:

Connection Error

Server not found or server may be down (FWM 01003)



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.x
  • Information Design Tool (IDT)


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


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