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2860666 - Web SAP GUI Logon appears when opening AO / EPM workbooks from BPF BPC Web


  • When trying to open an Analysis for Office - Analysis Plug-in or EPM Add-in report via a BPC Business Process Flow (BPF), the SAP NW logon screen login appears.
  • This would raise the following errors : "Could not connect" or "Logon dialogue was closed", but the report may be loaded correctly.
  • The same error occurs when launching the EPM Add-in from the link in the right bottom corner of BPC Web.
  • From AO application, the 2 options "Allow Client and Language Selection for SSO Logon" and "Force Logon Window for SSO Logon on BIP" have been turned off
  • This error may also appear in the AO trace file:
    |ERROR|Trace.BPFPlugIn|BPFPlugIn.Services.Session.BpcConnectDelegate.DoTask|VSTA_Main|Couldn't connect.System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized.
       at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse()
       at BPFPlugIn.Services.Session.BpcEmbeddedSession.InternalConnect()
       at BPFPlugIn.Services.Session.BpcSession.Connect()  
       at BPFPlugIn.Services.Session.BpcConnectDelegate.DoTask(IBpcSession session)

    |ERROR|BPFPlugIn.Notification|BPFPlugIn.Model.Notification.BpfNotification.Log|VSTA_Main|Logon dialog was closedSystem.OperationCanceledException: Logon dialog was closed
       at Com.Sap.Cof.ConnectionService.Http.Nw.NwHttpSession.Initialize()
       at Com.Sap.Cof.ConnectionService.Http.Nw.NwHttpConnectionManager.CreateSession(IHttpDestination destination)
       at BpfCofPlugin.Utilities.BpfConnectionOrchestrator.BuildConnectionInfo(BpfConnection connection)
       at BpfCofPlugin.BpfOfficePlugin.NotifyBpfContext(BpfConnectionInfo connectionInfo, BpfActionContext actionContext)



  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.x, version for SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office 2.x (AO)
  • SAP EPM Add-in


SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office all versions ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, version for SAP NetWeaver all versions


SAP_RSADMIN_MAINTAIN, BICS_INA_ALLOW_UNSECURE_COMM, , KBA , BW-PLA-BPC , BPC 'embedded model' , EPM-BPC-NW , NetWeaver Version , BI-RA-AO-BPC , BusinessProcessFlow, Workstatus and BPC for AO , BW-BEX-OT-AGGR , Aggregates (Definition and Filling) , Problem

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