Essbase Agent Not Starting - Fatal Error: Incorrect number of filter rows found.
Last updated on JULY 31, 2017
Applies to:Hyperion Essbase - Version 188.8.131.52.000 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Essbase is not starting up using startEssbase.bat. Checking the status with the command 'opmnctl status', it shows as "Down".
The \Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\epmsystem1\diagnostics\logs\OPMN\opmn\console~Essbase1~EssbaseAgent~AGENT~1.log shows the error:
Fatal Error: Incorrect number of filter rows found. Restart Essbase using the latest backup security file, or set the ENABLESWITCHTOBACKUPFILE config setting to allow Essbase to automatically use a backup security file 
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