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2544498 - Lumira document based on BW stuck on "Starting Refresh" when refreshing via Lumira Desktop


  • Refreshing a Lumira document based on BW gets stuck on "Starting Refresh..." phase


  • SAP Lumira Desktop 1.29
  • Microsoft Windows
  • SAP Business Warehouse (BW)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Click on File > New
  2. Select "Download from SAP Business Warehouse"
  3. Acquire data via a Direct or Managed connection to BW
  4. Create a Lumira document
  5. Save the report to the BI Platform
  6. Click the Refresh button


  • Lumira Desktop 1.29 is a old version of product which is not as stable as the latest release
  • This issue has been resolved in Lumira Desktop 1.31.8


  • Upgrade to Lumira Desktop 1.31.8


Lumira Desktop BW Refresh , KBA , BI-LUM-SRV-DSK , Lumira Desktop / Lumira Server for BI Platform 1.x , Problem


SAP Lumira, desktop edition 1.0