FIX: You receive an error message and Analysis Manager stops responding when you use the Datamember function on a parent-child dimension in SQL Server 2000

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Article ID: 885424 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 14439 (Plato 7x)

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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package.

SYMPTOMS

You define dynamic dimension security for a parent-child dimension in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services, and then you use the Datamember function on the dimension. If you use Analysis Manager to access data in the parent-child dimension, Analysis Manager unexpectedly stops responding. You receive an error message that is similar to the following:
Unable to process one or more commands. The operation requested failed due to security problems – the underlying data structure is not valid.

CAUSE

This problem may occur if one of the following conditions is true:
  • The named set is defined in a virtual cube or the Datamember function is included in the named set definition.
  • More than 350 secured members are in a dimension.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For more 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

Prerequisites

This hotfix requires Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3) or a later version. For additional information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 SP3 or a later version, 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

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

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.

SQL Server 2000 32-bit edition

Date      	Time   	Version      	Size   		File name
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28-Aug-2004 	07:15 	8.0.974.0 	221,760 	Msmdcb80.dll 
28-Aug-2004 	07:15 	8.0.0.974 	4,063,808 	Msmddo80.dll 
28-Aug-2004 	07:15 	8.0.974.0 	1,036,864 	Msmdgd80.dll 
28-Aug-2004 	07:15 	8.0.974.0 	172,608 	Msmdpump.dll 
28-Aug-2004 	07:15 	8.0.0.974 	9,642,564 	Msmdsgn80.dll 
28-Aug-2004 	07:15 	8.0.974.0 	1,843,780 	Msmdsrv.exe 
28-Aug-2004 	07:16 	8.0.974.0 	2,089,552 	Msolap80.dll 
28-Aug-2004 	06:37 	8.0.974.0 	446,524 	Msmdsgn.rll
28-Aug-2004 	06:06 	8.0.974.0 	213,068 	Msolap80.rll
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug 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

For additional information about the naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 885424 - Last Review: June 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
Keywords: 
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