OBIEE 11g: "Copy Link Requires Adobe Flash Player" Pops When Clicking the 'Open' Link of Answer in Catalog Page

(Doc ID 2221668.1)

Last updated on MAY 22, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The DefaultWebImageType element supports the html5 format for rendering images in OBIEE 11.1.1.9.
However, In a browser that does not install Adobe Flash Player, The following message display even though html5 format is set as the default of <DefaultWebImageType> in instanceconfig.xml.

Steps to reproduce:

1. Set the <DefaultWebImageType> in instanceconfig.xml file as follows.

instanceconfig.xml
----------------------------------------------------------------------
<Charts>
<DefaultWebImageType>html5</DefaultWebImageType>
</Charts>
----------------------------------------------------------------------

2. Launch the browser on the Client machine which not install Adobe Flash Player.
3. Login to BIEE.

4. Click the 'Open' link of Answer in Catalog page, the above message display in the bottom of the page.

 

Cause

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