Business Objects : Error - "Failed to Retrieve Property SI_Machine from Import Object" when Importing a BIAR File with WEBI report

Document ID : KB000048146
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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  • When a BIAR file containing a Web Intelligence (Webi) report is imported and error occurs.

  • Error: failed to retrieve property SI_Machine from import object.

  • The report in the BIAR is not imported in the target system.


Disassociate the server group from the WEBI report with the following steps before creating a BIAR file with the report:

  1. Login to CMC, browse to Objects, then to the Process tab of the object.

  2. Select 'Use the first available server' and then Update.

  3. Launch Import Wizard and create a BIAR with the report.