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How to change a universe for a query when the old universe has already been deleted

Jul 21, 2017 at 03:03 PM

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We have a report that is using a universe that has been deleted, when I try to change the universe I get the error message "You are not authorized to use this universe. (UX0003). This message whilst true because the universe no longer exists, is not helpful, I am not trying to use this universe, I am trying to change it to the new universe, but whenever I click the ... next to the universe it comes up with the error and doesn't let me change it. Is there any way to change it? We are using XI

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Jacqueline Rahn
Jul 21, 2017 at 07:56 PM
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Please restore the original universe from a backup! The webi report will look for this universe by a cuid (unique ID) and all objects within the Universe by cuid. This is your best option.

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Denis Konovalov
Jul 21, 2017 at 07:16 PM
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Are you using the Administrator when editing report ?
This could be rights issue, not due to universe being missing.

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Former Member Aug 03, 2017 at 10:59 AM
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The only way that I'm aware that you can do this is by creating a shell of the original universe - same name, etc. - then altering its CUID to reflect that of the original universe (assuming you can find it).

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