BI Publisher Desktop 11.1.1.6.0 Fails To Connect To BI Server with Error while trying to access Report Server Location: Object reference not set to an instance of an object (Doc ID 1931691.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.6.x to 12c [Release 11.1 to 12.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to access the BIP server from the plug-in in Microsoft Word, the following error occurs:

Error while trying to access Report Server Location: Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Cause

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