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2192217 - BRAIN019 when Activate Hierarchy on a NUMC/DATS/TIMS Characteristic with Master Data Access using SAP HANA View


  • A characteristic is created with data type NUMC, DATS or TIMS.
  • It is using SAP HANA View as master data access and CL_RSMD_RS_HANA_ATTRIBUTE_VIEW as master data read class. 
  • The characteristic value is mapped to field S in the HANA view
  • The data value in field S in the HANA view has wrong length or contains characters other than numbers.
  • It is set 'with hierarchies' and you have created a M version hierarchy for it.
  • When activate this hierarchy, you get a dump as below:
Category               ABAP Programming Error

Runtime Errors         UNCAUGHT_EXCEPTION

Except.                CX_RSR_X_MESSAGE

ABAP Program           SAPLRRMS

Application Component  BW-BEX-OT

In Section 'Contents of system fields', you will see BRAIN 019:


Or you directly get the BRAIN019 error as below:

Value 'xx' of characteristic xxx is not a number with xx spaces
SAPLRRMS >> Row:  Inc: 87 Prog: LRRMSU13



BW 7.3x above


SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3


virtual master data , KBA , BW-BEX-OT , OLAP Technology , BW-BEX-OT-OLAP , Analyzing Data , BW-WHM-DBA-HIER , Hierarchy Processing , How To

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