Cannot Restrict Output Types For Siebel Reports In BI Publisher 11g (Doc ID 2172583.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 16, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.7.x and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : BI Publisher 11.1.1.7.140715 release.

When attempting to execute the Siebel report only with PDF output format, the following error occurs.

ERROR
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ObjMgrBusServiceLog Error 1 0000074256fa8561:0 2016-03-30 01:08:21 (outdisp.cpp (260)) SBL-EAI-04308: Operation 'runReport' of Web Service 'http://xmlns.oracle.com/oxp/service/v11/PublicReportService.PublicReportServiceService' at port 'PublicReportService_v11' failed with the following explanation: "oracle.xdo.webservice.exception.OperationFailedException: PublicReportService::generateReport for reportAbsolutePath [/SiebelCRMReports/CDOS Conso OTC Sales Invoice.xdo] failed: due to oracle.xdo.servlet.data.DataException: Invalid format requested: pdf".


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Edit the report from xmlpserver URL and uncheck all the output formats except 'PDF' format. Save the changes.
2. This makes pdf outupt as default format automatically.
3. Execute the report from Siebel and observe that the report errored out.

Above mention error appears in the XMLPReportServer log file.


Cause

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