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"Unhandled exception ... (0x80040E14): Invalid column name 'vernr'" when running Reconcile intercompany Balances

Technote (troubleshooting)


User clicks "Reports - Reconcile Intercompany report". User tries to run a report. User receives an error.


IBM Cognos Controller Error
Unhandled exception has occurred in your application. If you click continue, the application will ignore this error and attempt to continue....
System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Server was unable to process request. --> System RuntimeInteropServices.COMException (0x80040E14): Invalid column name 'vernr'."


Defect (APAR PM63790) in Controller.


Controller 10.1.391 or earlier.

Diagnosing the problem

Problem does not affect all reports. For example, in one real-life example, when running the Intercompany Reconciliation report there are the following selections in Extended dimension selection: tick option 2 Dim Levels or 3 Dim Codes (both selections give an error message) 1st choice works fine .

Resolving the problem


  • Upgrade to Controller 10.1.394 or later 10.1.0 release
  • or upgrade to Controller 10.1.1 FP1 (10.1.1671) or later.

Document information

More support for: Cognos Controller

Software version: 10.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1592463

Modified date: 13 November 2012