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2498274 - HowTo: Troubleshooting the MDX interface - decision tree


The following decision tree will assist you with analysing and troubleshooting MDX issues with BEx queries.

Issues that can be identified/solved/explained/understood with this decision tree are:

  • performance or long runtime of an MDX statement
  • TIME_OUT when running MDX sentence
  • memory dumps when running MDX statement
  • GetMembers or LOV displays different values then F4 in BEx query
  • WebI and other BO issues with BEx query
  • MDX Parser times out
  • analysing MDX issues for non-SAP software vendors like Cognos, Arcplan, Tableau, Microsoft, Qlik, ...
  • APD and RSCRM issues with the MDX interface
  • ...



  • SAP Business Warehouse 7.x and higher


SAP BW/4HANA all versions ; SAP NetWeaver 2004 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.1 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.2 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.4 ; SAP NetWeaver 7.5 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 1 for SAP NetWeaver 7.3 ; SAP enhancement package 2 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0 ; SAP enhancement package 3 for SAP NetWeaver 7.0


performance, memory, time out, time-out, time_out, runtime, MDX, SQL, TIME_OUT, slow, long, DBTRANS, DBSEL, TSV_NEW_PAGE_ALLOC_FAILED, STORAGE_PARAMETERS_WRONG_SET, SYSTEM_NO_ROLL, BRAINOLAPAPI, MDXTEST, MDX parser, incorrect data, wrong data, no data BPC, EPM, APD, RSCRM, Webi, Web Intelligence, Cognos, Arcplan, Tableau, Qlikview, Qlik Sense, BW OLE DB Provider for OLAP MDX statement, MDX sentence , KBA , mdx , BW-BEX-OT-MDX , MDX,OLAP-BAPI,OLE DB for OLAP , BW-BEX-OT , OLAP Technology , BW4-AE-API-MDX , Multidimensional Expressions , How To

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