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AU: Cannot Open STP Archive Validation Report And Other Excel Based Reports Due To Excel Hardening Settings (Doc ID 2875577.1)

Last updated on JULY 31, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle HRMS (Australia) - Version 12.2.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When running the Single Touch Payroll Archive process, the STP Archive Validation Report is produced. The output is a file with an xls extension.

We have EXCEL hardening rules enabled (for greater security) and this prevents us from opening files in EXCEL that are not of a type of xlsx.

How to open the file output in Excel? 


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