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DVD 12c: You Can Create Connection Against OAC - Essbase, but Can Not Retrieve Data From Essbase Server due to the Error. (Doc ID 2375279.1)

Last updated on MARCH 25, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Data Visualization Desktop - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to access Oracle Analytics Cloud - Essbase using Data Visualization Desktop (DVD).  You can create connection against Essbase Cloud, but you can not get data from Essbase Server.

   - Client Platform: Microsoft Windows7 64bit
   - Product Version: Data Visualization Desktop



Steps to reproduce:

  1. Launch Data Visualization Desktop.
  2. Create a new connection and select "Oracle Essbase".
  3. Create a new dataset.
  4. Create a new project.

A general error was found: We've encountered an unexpected error. If the issue persists, please contact support.

You can connect RDBMS or CSV dataset using DVD.  Also, you can connect to On-premise Essbase Server.





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