Business Intelligence Publsiher 12c Enterprise Users Request The Excel / CSV Data Sources Be Automatically Refreshed From A Local Directory

(Doc ID 2311210.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12c and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Business Intelligence Publisher 12c Enterprise, Data Model Editor related issues

 

 

 

Users require BI Publisher reports to automatically refresh their Excel / CSV Data Sources.

A common question whether it is possible to refresh a file data source automatically, since the file upload option for local directories shows an option to refresh the data manually.

The associated data source setup steps are covered in the belwo documentation:
https://docs.oracle.com/cd/E28280_01/bi.1111/e22258/create_data_sets.htm#BIPDM414
 

Solution

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