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2598038 - Error Message in Provisioning - Please enter valid olap Data Service URL. Response Code : 404. The URL resource could not be found.


When you are enabling WFA on HANA or Analytics in EC from provisioning, you receive the following error message upon clicking 'Save'.



  • SuccessFactors Provisioning
  • Workforce Analytics
  • Analytics in EC
  • WFA

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Log into Provisioning
  2. For example, Check the box to Enable Analytics in EC 


   3. Save Changes.

   4. See above error message.


This error message is caused by not having Advanced Reporting (Realms) enabled on your instance yet. Advanced Reporting is a pre-requisite for using Analytics in EC and/or WFA on HANA.

  • Advanced Reporting (Realms) will need to be enabled on your instance.
  • Advanced Reporting requires EC to be enabled.



You will need to raise a new case reqeusting the setup of Advanced Reporting once you have completed the configuration of Employee Central.


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