Error "The Subhierarchy Dimension Parent Member is Invalid" Occurs If Parent Member Name Contains Ampersand Within Planning Unit Hierarchy (Doc ID 1376351.1)

Last updated on JULY 28, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Planning - Version: 11.1.2.1.000 and later   [Release: 11.1 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When invoking a member which contains the character Ampersand '&' for parent member, the following error occurs.

"The subhierarchy dimension parent member is invalid".

The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:
1. Select Administration->Process Management->Planning Unit Hierarchy.
2. Create new or edit an existing one. 
3. From the Primary and Subhierarchy Selection tab invoke member selector to select parent member with ampersand '&' specified in the name of the member. 
4. The alias has not been selected as display option.

Cause

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