Crazy error today. In Analysis Services, (SSAS), some jobs got hung, sync command got hung, and what ended up happening is a cube on the default instance was totally unusable.
Try to delete, rename, resync, redeploy, anything, and I would get the error..
Errors in the metadata manager. The dimension with ID of..
Couldn’t do anything. The solution? I had to stop the SSAS service, go to the OLAP data directory under my SQL install and remove the folder for that cube. I then started the SSAS Service, and the SSAS Database was gone (finally!). I redeployed and reprocessed and everything is working again. Whew 🙂