Essbase VB API is Not Working on Windows 8.1

(Doc ID 2127271.1)

Last updated on APRIL 15, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Essbase - Version 11.1.2.3.508 to 11.1.2.3.508 [Release 11.1]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

Running Essbase API function EsbInit always fails with return status code of 1030803. This happens specifically with  Essbase Client v11.1.2.3.508 on Windows 8.1 with Microsoft Office 2010/2013.

The same code works fine on a Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010/2013 and returns status code of "0" for successful execution.

Changes

 New Essbase Client installation on Windows 8.1 O.S.

Cause

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