Fusion Applications BI Publisher : Unable to upload an Excel file to a BI Publisher Excel-based Data Model, the Upload button does not appear to function

(Doc ID 1986283.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Workforce Compensation Cloud Service - Version 11.1.8.0.0 and later
Oracle Fusion Application Toolkit Cloud Service - Version 11.1.8.0.0 and later
Oracle Fusion Application Toolkit - Version 11.1.8.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.1.9.2.0 version, Technology Management - Reports/Analytics

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Not able to upload Excel and CSV files when creating a new Data Set in BI Publisher Data Model. When clicking on Upload nothing appears to happen

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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When clicking on Upload the .xls or .xlsx should be uploaded against the data model and a confirmation dialog displayedd

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a new BI Publisher data model
2. Add an Excel based data set
3. Add an .xlsx as the source for the data in the data set, click on Upload, nothing will happen

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, report developers cannot create BI Publisher data models based on static xls data

Cause

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