Essbase v11.1.2+ Database Corruption/Invalid Block Header (IBH)) Error "Invalid transaction status for block -- Please use the IBH Locate/Fix utilities to find/fix the problem"
Last updated on JULY 06, 2017
Applies to:Hyperion Essbase - Version 220.127.116.11.100 and later
Hyperion Planning - Version 18.104.22.168.500 to 22.214.171.124.500 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
If an Essbase application is abnormally terminated, either by a crash or user intervention, it can cause a corruption in the database. One of the types of database corruption is an "Invalid Block Header (IBH)". Errors in the application log include:
- Invalid block header: Block numbers do not match -- Please use the IBH Locate/Fix utilities to find/fix the IBH problem
- Invalid transaction status for block -- Please use the IBH Locate/Fix utilities to find/fix the problem -- Please use the IBH Locate/Fix utilities to find/fix the IBH problem
- Duplicate key found in AVL-Tree.
Another issue that has been mistakenly reported to be an IBH problem is when you see the presence of the following error:
Corrupted Node Page in the B+tree. [adIndPromoteSafeWrite] aborted
This is not an IBH issue, and has been fixed already in the 126.96.36.199.106 and 188.8.131.52.500 code lines.
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