E-BI/XMLP: Report Manager XLS Files showing PeopleSoft login screen within Excel 2016 (Doc ID 2163296.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.55 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 8.55 version, BI Publisher

Run a BI Publisher based report through process scheduler to Report Manager with WEB/XLS output. Open the report via Excel from the Report Manager then select Enable Editing, this will display the blue Oracle sign on screen instead of opening the file. The issue does not occur if hitting 'save' instead of 'open'.

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

1. Run this report to Web XLS

2. Click the report output link to open the report

3. Select Open

4. Select Enable Editing

5. Blue sign on screen

Note: This may only occur on the 1st time around after selecting Enable Editing, the 2nd time that button is not displayed and no blue screen appears.

Cause

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