Resolving BeX Error (Business Explorer)

By | 26/09/2013

What are Steps involved for Resolving BeX Error (Business Explorer Error)

Environment: SAP GUI 720 in Windows 7
Pre-requisite:

Implement the following SAP GUI 720 and BeX patches –

· SAP GUI720_patch gui720_4-10007878.exe
· BI_720 _Patch_300
bi720sp03_300-20006596.exe
bw350gui720_5-20006857.exe

Error 1:
No File type association configured for .3xbex and .7xbex files.

Resolving BeX Error

Corrective Measure:-

Go to START > Set Default Program >Associate a File Type with a program

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Set the file type extensions with the respective programs.

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File type Associated Program
.3xbex C:Program FilesSAPFrontEndBwwdb3xlau.exe
.7xbex C:Program FilesSAPBusiness ExplorerBIBExAnalyzer

If the file type is not found then create dummy file on desktop with the extensions .3xbex and .7xbex and then make the association.

Creating dummy .3xbex/.7xbex files on desktop –
– Right click anywhere on desktop > new > text document.

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– This will create a text file as ‘New Text Document.txt

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– Rename this file 1.3xbex / 1.7xbex

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– Click on Yes.
– This will create the following files

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Open the file as follows –

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Select Browse –

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Provide the file name as ‘C:Program FilesSAPFrontEndBwwdb3xlau.exe’ for .3xbex file or
‘C:Program FilesSAPBusiness ExplorerBIBExAnalyzer’ for .7xbex file
– select ‘Open’
– select “OK’
Now make the association –

Resolving BeX Error

File type Associated Program
.3xbex C:Program FilesSAPFrontEndBwwdb3xlau.exe
.7xbex C:Program FilesSAPBusiness ExplorerBIBExAnalyzer
Save the changes.

Error 2:-
connect to SAP gateway failed.

Resolving BeX Error

Entry in the host file –
Go to C:WINDOWSsystem32driversetc – host file
Make following entries –

172.**.*.***        BWDB                BWDB.**.****.co.in


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