How to Rebuild a Planning Database After It Has Been Corrupted


The steps provided will offer direction to recover a Hyperion Planning Application that is corrupted. Some of the symptoms of a corrupted applications are a failed database refresh, problems in saving data and executing business rules and calculation scripts.

In situation where a restoring the application form a backup of the environment is not possible the following steps can be followed.

NOTE : Make sure that there are validated backups of the data as well as the Hyperion Business Rules, Outline, Calculation Scripts, Report Scripts and Load Rules.
  1. Stop and disable the application/database via Essbase Administration Services (EAS) so that no one can issue commands against it.
  2. Delete the database via EAS.
  3. Open Planning create database by selecting the following: Planning –> manage database –> select ‘create database’.
  4. Restore all Hyperion Business Rules, Outline, Calculation Scripts, Reports and Load rules.
  5. Restore data.
  6. Refresh Security from Planning.
  7. Test the application
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