Exalytics: OBIEE 11g Answers Report with TRIM() Function Fails with Error Codes: "OPR4ONWY:U9IM8TAC:OI2DL65P ... [Sybase Adaptive Server IQ) ASA Error-131 Syntax error ..." (Doc ID 2118752.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 1.0.0.5.0 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.9.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OBIEE 11.1.1.9.5 on Exalytics using SybaseIQ 12.7 as data source.

One of the OBIEE presentation columns is defined in the Oracle BI Repository (RPD) using a String function TRIM() on the logical column.

TRIM Function is defined on the logical columns as below:

1. Open Oracle BI RPD Using Admin Tool.

2. Locate the logical Table and logical column under the Business Model and Mapping layer.

3. Go To Logical Column 'Properties' --> Tab 'Column Source' --> Section 'Column Source Type' --> Select 'Logical Table Source' under 'Derived from Physical mappings' --> Click Edit
--> Tab 'Column Mapping' --> Select the Logical column and click on 'Edit Expression' displayed as calculator icon.

4. TRIM is defined as shown below:

Cause

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