Migrated HFM Classic Application Presented System Message Error "This is an EPMA application. The functionality must be done through EPMA" When Attempting to Load Metadata (Doc ID 2153864.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Hyperion Financial Management - Version 11.1.2.1.000 to 11.1.2.4.201 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to load metadata for a Hyperion Financial Management Classic application, the upload fails with no content in the metadata log, however, when viewing the system messages the below error is seen.  Additional similar errors have also been captured in the xfm.odl.<APPNAME>.log for the same time and date in which the system error indicates.

ERROR
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Error Code: 90cc9688-6748-4b33-b2d7-d1bae6012c76
System Message Summary
This is an EPMA application. The functionality must be done through EPMA.
System Message Details
Error Reference Number :{90cc9688-6748-4b33-b2d7-d1bae6012c76}
Num: 0x80040261;Type: 1;DTime: 2016-06-24T12:48:14.727950-04:00;Svr: WUWVC0ASGEN20;File: CXfmMetadata.cpp;Line: 1023;Version: 11.1.2.4.201.5177;


Example of what will be observed in the xfm.odl.<APPNAME>.log file for the time and date which appears in the system messages:

[DATE&TIME] [XFM] [ERROR:1] [EPMHFM-05698] [XFM] [ecid: 00i_9wsLiJBFw0znZI07fz7bSAi0z92xB0001vc000YTB] [File: CXfmMetadata.cpp] [Line: 6257] [userId: ] [appName: <APPNAME>] [pid: 6844] [tid: 5040] [host: <HOSTNAME>] [nwaddr: [fe80::a18b:7788:d3c7:9d1b%12]:0;<IP>:0;] [errorCode: 80040261] [srcException: XfmExc] [errType: 1] [dbUpdate: 2] [11.1.2.4.201.5177] This is an EPMA application. The functionality must be done through EPMA. [[]]

[DATE&TIME] [XFM] [TRACE:1] [EPMHFM-00000] [XFM] [ecid: 00i_9wsLiJBFw0znZI07fz7bSAi0z92xB0001vc000YTB] [File: CXfmMetadata.cpp] [Line: 6693] [userId: ] [appName: <APPNAME>] [pid: 6844] [tid: 5040] [host: <HOSTNAME>] [nwaddr: [fe80::a18b:7788:d3c7:9d1b%12]:0;<IP>:0;] [errorCode: 0] [srcException: NotSpec] [errType: 1] [dbUpdate: 1] [11.1.2.4.201.5177] [[Metadata load for application <APPNAME> completed with errors on server <HOSTNAME>.]]

[DATE&TIME] [XFM] [ERROR:1] [EPMHFM-05698] [XFM] [ecid: 00i_9wsLiJBFw0znZI07fz7bSAi0z92xB0001vc000YTB] [File: CXfmMetadata.cpp] [Line: 1023] [userId: ] [appName: <APPNAME>] [pid: 6844] [tid: 5040] [host: <HOSTNAME>] [nwaddr: [fe80::a18b:7788:d3c7:9d1b%12]:0;<IP>:0;] [errorCode: 80040261] [srcException: XfmExc] [errType: 1] [dbUpdate: 1] [11.1.2.4.201.5177] This is an EPMA application. The functionality must be done through EPMA. [[]]

Changes

 Classic application was successfully working in previous 11.1.2.1 environment and was migrated to 11.1.2.4 where it no longer function as expected.

Cause

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