Error DPR-ERR-2077 Failed to forward the request because the associated external process with PID is unavailable
List report fails to run and gives error "DPR-ERR-2077 Failed to forward the request because the associated external process with PID is unavailable"
The query associated with list object had the property 'Processing' set to "Database only", however the query had calculated data items which needs local processing, hence causing the error.
Resolving the problem
Steps to resolve the error:
1. Open the report In Report Studio.
2. Click on 'Query Explorer' and then select the query associated with list report.
3. Set the property 'Processing' to Default or Limited Local
4. 'Use Local Cache' as Default.
5. Save the report.
The report should now run successfully.
More support for:
Cognos Business Intelligence
Software version: 8.4.1, 10.1, 10.1.1, 10.2, 10.2.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1615939
Modified date: 31 May 2016