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[BO XI 3.1] Error with char/varchar with MySQL

We are using Business Objects with a MySQL database underneath. The ODBC driver installed on the Business Objects server is configured as shown below:

[BIRDDBD1]

Description = BIRDDBD1

Driver = MySQL

SERVER = xx.xx.xx.xx

USER = xxxxx

PASSWORD = xxxxx

PORT = 3306

DATABASE = IAS

Option = 3

The users use InfoView to create Web Intelligence reports. As soon as at least one attribute of datatype char or varchar is contained in a report, we get the following error message:

A database error occured. The database error text is: [MySQL][ODBC 3.51 Driver][mysqld-5.1.31sp1-enterprise-gpl-advanced-log]Restricted data type attribute violation. (WIS 10901)

When a report solely contains number and date attributes, we get a proper report result and do not get any error message.

Trying to get data (also char or varchar data!) within the Business Objects Designer does not cause any problems!

Could you please advice?

Martin

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    Posted on Jan 15, 2016 at 07:23 AM

    Hi Martin,

    I have some query. I have BO 3.1 installed and I want to bring data from MYSQL.

    For that I have installed unixODBC (unixODBC-2.3.0.tar.gz) and MySQL Driver mysql-connector-odbc-5.3.4-1.el6.x86_64.rpm). So I hope, I am on right path.

    But I get this error. I am not able to recognize this. Please help


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