Essbase Application Crashes on Startup (Doc ID 1990785.1)

Last updated on MARCH 23, 2015

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.3.500 to 11.1.2.3.505 [Release 11.1]
Hyperion Planning - Version 11.1.2.3.500 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Workforce Planning application is crashing with an xcp on startup.
The application log shows the crash occurs when validating a formula that is automatically generated by Workforce Planning:

Error parsing formula for [Rec. Bonus %] (line 1): expression expected after [Rec. Bonus %" ="Bonus Target - Grade 3"->"No Employee"->"BegBalance"->"No Job"; Elseif("Grade"->"BegBalance"==[Grade.Grade4]) "Rec. Bonus %" ="Bonus Target - Grade 4"->"No Employee"->"BegBalance"->"No Job"; Elseif("Grade"->"BegBalance"==[Grade.Grade5]) "Rec. Bonus %" ="Bonus Target - Grade 5"->"No Employee"->"BegBalance"->"No Job"; Elseif("Grade"->"BegBalance"==[Grade.Grade6]) "Rec. Bonus %" ="Bonus Target - Grade 6"->"No Employee"->"BegBalance"->"No Job"; Elseif("Grade"->"BegBalance"==[Grade.Grade7]) "Rec. Bonus %" ="Bonus Target - Grade 7"->"No Emp

Exception error log [/Oracle/Middleware/user_projects/epmsystem1/diagnostics/logs/essbase/essbase/app/{appname}/log00001.xcp] is being created...

The exception log is only partially written, if at all.
The crash occurs just after Essbase is shutdown, restarted and the application started.

 

Cause

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