ODBC Connections From Essbase Administration Services (EAS) Fail with "Error in AlternateServers Near and ODBC Layer Error: ODBC Layer Error: Native Error code [6099]"

(Doc ID 1551899.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase Administration Services - Version 11.1.2.2.103 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using EAS Console to connect to a relational database is failing.  Errors in the log file:

[Tue Apr 23 10:50:27 2013]Local/ActualHR/ActualHR/admin@Native Directory/1143703872/Info(1021004)
Connection String is generated

[Tue Apr 23 10:50:27 2013]Local/ActualHR/ActualHR/admin@Native Directory/1143703872/Info(1021041)
Connection String is [DSN=SAM_DWMART;UID=...;PWD=...;]

[Tue Apr 23 10:50:27 2013]Local/ActualHR/ActualHR/admin@Native Directory/1143703872/Info(1021006)
SELECT Statement [SELECT * FROM student_prospect_key = 61358137] is generated

[Tue Apr 23 10:50:27 2013]Local/ActualHR/ActualHR/admin@Native Directory/1143703872/Info(1021013)
.]BC Layer Error: [S1000] ==> [[DataDirect][ODBC Oracle Wire Protocol driver]Error in AlternateServers near

[Tue Apr 23 10:50:27 2013]Local/ActualHR/ActualHR/admin@Native Directory/1143703872/Info(1021014)
ODBC Layer Error: Native Error code [6099]

[Tue Apr 23 10:50:27 2013]Local/ActualHR/ActualHR/admin@Native Directory/1143703872/Error(1021001)
Failed to Establish Connection With SQL Database Server. See log for more information

Cause

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