OBIEE 11g: Error: "Log in failed.Please check your username,password and Oracle BI Server availability." when Creating a Connection in Microsoft Excel (Doc ID 1565050.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have installed OBIEE 11.1.1.7.0 and would like to use it with Microsoft Office.  When you try to make a new connection in Excel, you get following error:

Error:
Log in failed.Please check your username,password and Oracle BI Server availability.

 

Cause

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