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2206022 - SAP Lumira cannot connect to Central Management Server


SAP Lumira cannot connect to Central Management Server

Trace Logs show " Unknown proxy type : HTTP"


  • SAP Lumira
  • SAP BusinessObjects Buiness Intelligence Platform

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Install SAP Lumira
  2. Configure HTTP type proxy
  3. Try to acquire data from a Universe on the SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform


SAP Lumira currently includes Java 7

Java 7 only works with SOCKS and DIRECT proxies


Best solution is to use a SOCKS or DIRECT proxy.

If the only option is HTTP proxy then SAP Lumira can be configured to use Java 8.

  1. Download and install Java 8 from
  2. Point SAP Lumira to Java 8 by adding the following two lines to the very top of c:\program files\sap lumira\saplumira.ini:
    C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_51\bin
  3. NOTE: The path depends on the exact version of Java 8 that you install


BIP BI proxies connections failure failed network settings , KBA , BI-LUM-DIS , Lumira Desktop/Discovery , Problem


SAP Lumira, desktop edition 1.0