ODI Metadata Extract from Essbase Error: "com.hyperion.odi.essbase.ODIEssbaseException: com.hyperion.odi.essbase.ODIEssbaseException: The source column [ColumnName] is not valid for dimension [Dimension]." (Doc ID 1531996.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.1.5.0 [Release 11gR1]
Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.1.000 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When extracting metadata from an Essbase application the following error is seen on the "Begin Essbase Metadata Extract" step:

org.apache.bsf.BSFException: exception from Jython:
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "", line 89, in
at com.hyperion.odi.essbase.ODIEssbaseMetaReader.validateSourceMetadata(Unknown Source)
at com.hyperion.odi.essbase.ODIEssbaseMetaReader.validateExtractOptions(Unknown Source)
at com.hyperion.odi.essbase.AbstractEssbaseReader.beginExtract(Unknown Source)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)

com.hyperion.odi.essbase.ODIEssbaseException: com.hyperion.odi.essbase.ODIEssbaseException: The source column [ColumnName] is not valid for dimension [Dimension].

Cause

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