OBIEE 11g: Incorrect Data Returns When the Filter "is greater than" is Set on Essbase Member_Alias (Doc ID 2196725.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are using OBIEE 11g with Essbase as the data source.
When the filter is "is greater than", BIEE will generate improper MDX query that include condition "("XXXXX" < [Period].CurrentMember.MEMBER_Name OR "XXXXX" <[Period].CurrentMember.MEMBER_ALIAS)".

e.g.

set [_Period3] as 'Filter(Generate({[_Period2]},[Period].currentmember.children),(("XXXXX" < [Period].CurrentMember.MEMBER_Name OR "XXXXX" <[Period].CurrentMember.MEMBER_ALIAS)))'

It seems like applying filter for both Alias and Member; and returns incorrect data.

Deselect the check box "Use unqualified member name for better performance", filter doesn't work as expected.

In this example, member 2016W01 is defined as Week1 (Alias), 2016W02 is defined as Week2, and 2016W11 is defined as Week11.

     

Cause

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