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Edit With Excel Gives "Cannot Access File" Error (Doc ID 2503170.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When attempting to edit a file with the "Edit with Excel" option, when Excel opens, the following two errors are thrown:

Error 1
"Microsoft Excel cannot access the file ''. There are several possible reasons:
  - The file name or path does not exist
  - The file is being used by another person
  - The workbook you are trying to save has the same name as a currently open workbook."

Error 2
We can't connect to ''. Please make sure you're using the correct web address




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