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Power BI Report Server - SAP HANA Database - Direct Query



we are using a SAP HANA Database in Power BI Report Server (Vesion January 2020). 

After we published our report to the Power BI Report Server and try to open the report, we receive the following error message:


We receive that error message only if we use the SAP HANA as a multi-dimensional source.

If we change the mode into a relational source, the error message doesn´t appear and we are able to open the report without any error.


Do you have any idea why it isn´t possible to open the report as multi-dimensional source?


Thanks in advance.


Kind regards




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@NiHi , As far I remember you need to stick to mode you have developed.

Seems like relational model is better option for direct query

Please refer this

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@amitchandak Thank you for feedback! 

But what exactly do you mean with to stick to mode which we have develeoped?


I tried again but it doesn´t makes a different what kind of object I select from the HANA DB as DataSource. 

If I select the multidimensional mode in Power BI Desktop I always receive an error message.


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