When Running ESSCMDQ Against An ASO Unicode Outline, Receive the Following Error and Cannot Continue: "UTF-8 encoded outline file is not allowed to be read in non-Unicode-mode client" (Doc ID 1502120.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 08, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.1.102 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Customer is running into the following error/KB issue:

"Error Trying to Deploy an ASO Essbase Database "1060190 Cannot Add Dimension -- too many dimensions have been created and deleted"" (Doc ID 1323833.1)

The customer is using an UNICODE-enabled ASO outline, when they try to use the correct ESSCDMQ in order to compact the ASO outline, they receive the following error and cannot go further:

"UTF-8 encoded outline file is not allowed to be read in non-Unicode-mode client"

Cause

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