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2263039 - BI 4.1: Cannot create a WebI report based on a huge Excel file


  • Error message appears when creating a new Web Intelligence report based on a huge Excel spreadsheet: "An error occurred from the server. Unable to create or update the Excel personal data provider: cannot open the workbook. (IES 10872)"
  • The particular Excel file (XLSX) contains approximately 220.000 rows and more than 5.000.000 cells in total.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.1 SP3
  • Web Intelligence


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


WebI, Excel, xlsx, IES 10872, error , KBA , BI-RA-WBI , Web Intelligence , Problem

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