Calculation Manager Error "Unable to retrieve custom defined function and/or macros form the Essbase server" When Validating Rules

(Doc ID 1966067.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2018

Applies to:

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


When Validating business rules in Calculation Manager, the following error message is displayed:

A validation error was received from the Planning server 'http://planning:8300/HyperionPlanning/servlet/HspAppManagerServlet?appname=AppName'.
Error:Unable to retrieve custom defined functions and/or macros from the Essbase server. Verify that Hyperion Essbase is running and the application exists.

Essbase app.log contains the following errors:

Received client request: List Custom Definitions (from user [admin@Native Directory])
You do not have sufficient access


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