FIX: A Delay Occurs During a Writeback Operation If You Do Not Have the Correct Permissions

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SYMPTOMS

If you try to perform a writeback operation on a cell that you do not have permission to write to, a delay of approximately 60 seconds occurs, and then the connection to the server disconnects. Depending on the client-side tool, the error message varies. For example, you receive the following error message if you are using ActiveX Data Objects (Multidimensional) (ADO MD) to perform the writeback operation:

-2147168234
Connection to the server is lost


Note This problem only occurs if you do not have the required permissions to write to the cell. Additionally, the problem does not occur if you are a member of the OLAP Administrators group (even if that group does not have permission to write back to the cube).

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Hotfix information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version    Size             File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   12-Feb-2003  02:49  8.0.767.0  1,024,576 bytes  Msmdgd80.dll     
   27-Jan-2003  07:47  8.0.0.761  9,638,464 bytes  Msmdsgn80.dll    
   17-Feb-2003  20:09  8.0.770.0  1,827,396 bytes  Msmdsrv.exe      
   17-Feb-2003  21:36  8.0.770.0  2,069,072 bytes  Msolap80.dll     
				
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.


SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit

For additional information about a hotfix build designed to be applied on a server that is running SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit, or to find out if a fix is scheduled to be included in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit Service Pack 4, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822017 FIX: Hotfix Information for Build 8.0.810.0 of SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.

MORE INFORMATION

Because this problem only occurs when you try to write to a cube cell that you do not have permissions to write to, the fix for this issue eliminates the 60 second delay and immediately returns an appropriate error message. After you apply the fix, you receive the following error message when you are using ADO MD to perform the writeback:

-2147168234
The operation requested failed due to security problems - resource access error

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Article ID: 815291 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
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