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2416642 - UJO_READ_EXCEPTION_018 with MDX statement error: Value & for characteristic & unknown


If you select “YTD” or “QTD” as the MEASURE and refresh a BPC report in EPM add-in or web client, an error similar to the following occurs:

"Bad request
Server message
severity: error
description: MDX statement error: Value *** for characteristic /CPMB/*** unknown
Framework message:
The remote server returned an error: (400) Bad Request."

If you check the mentioned characteristic “/CPMB/***” in RSA1, you find that it is the technical name of the MEASURE dimension in this environment.



SAP Business objects planning and consolidation 7.5 ,version for SAP NetWeaver (BPC NW 7.5).

SAP Business objects planning and consolidation 10.0 ,version for SAP NetWeaver (BPC NW 10).

SAP Business objects planning and consolidation 10.1 ,version for SAP NetWeaver (BPC NW 10.1).


SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.0, version for SAP NetWeaver ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 7.5, version for SAP NetWeaver


YTD,QTD,missing text nodes , KBA , EPM-BPC-NW , NetWeaver Version , BW-PLA-BPC , BPC 'embedded model' , Problem

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