The Uniform Resource Identifier (URI) table uses varchar and the RequestsByURI table uses nvarchar, which is Unicode. When the varchar URI values are promoted to nvarchar, when the RequestsByURI table is populated, a single URIID can map to multiple URIs.
For dimension processing to work properly in online analytical processing (OLAP), there must be a 1:1 correspondence between the URIID and URI. If the URIID is not unique in the RequestsByURI table, you receive the dimension member key error message when you run the Report Preparation DTS task.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Commerce Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
297216 INFO: How to Obtain the Latest Commerce Server 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) 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 Size File name ----------------------------------------- 11-Jun-2002 19:50 3,776 Q323770.sql
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Commerce Server 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP3).