Cannot View BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) Report Output In Excel Format or XHTML (Doc ID 359875.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.5 and later
Oracle Concurrent Processing - Version 11.5.10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
08-Feb-2010


Symptoms

The BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) report opens in PDF and HTML formats, but the output does not open for EXCEL.

The browser page displays:

"Microsoft Excel
File cannot be opened because: Invalid at the top level of the document.
Line 1, Position 1.
Authentication failed."

Cause

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