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2045396 - "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error happens when refreshing an EPM report for specific users


When a user with limited data access refreshes the EPM Add-in report, it fails with error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object".

The issue happens with some users only, not all users.

The issue happens with some reports, not all reports or newly created reports.

The following errors are recorded in EPM ribbon -> More -> Logs...

  • FPMXLClient|FPMXLClient.ReportManagement.SheetReport.ScanMemberAtCell|<user name>|||||1|Invalid member : <member ID>#

    ReportManagement|FPMXLClient.ReportManagement.Report.CheckAxisReportValidity|<user name>|||||1|No MemberDefinition (of MemberDefinitionBackup) without blank member...#

    OfficeWrappers|FPMXLClient.Office.EPMExcelSheet.RefreshSheet|<user name>|||||1|Object reference not set to an instance of an object.#

    AnalyzerOne|FPMXLClient.AddIn.RefreshSheetWithScan|<user name>|||||1|Error in refresh sheet#



  • SAP BusinessObjects EPM solutions, add-in for Microsoft Office


SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.0, version for SAP NetWeaver


authorization, Object reference not set to an instance of an object, Member Access Profile, Data Access Profile, DAP, No MemberDefinition (of MemberDefinitionBackup) without blank member, user specific, input form, input schedule , KBA , EPM-XLS-REP , EPM XLS Reporting , Problem

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