2621483 - Opening Analysis for Office Analysis Plug-in report via BPF fails with error "Could not connect" | SAP Knowledge Base Article

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2621483 - Opening Analysis for Office Analysis Plug-in report via BPF fails with error "Could not connect"

Symptom

You try to open an Analysis for Office - Analysis Plug-in report via a BPC Business Process Flow (BPF), but get an SAP NW logon screen.
Then the following errors are seen:

  • "Could not connect"
  • Logon dialogue was closed.

The report may be loaded correctly.
You may run into the same error when launching the EPM Add-in from the link in the right bottom corner of BPC Web.

This error may also appear in the trace file:

  • Trace.BPFPlugIn|BPFPlugIn.Services.Session.BpcConnectDelegate.DoTask|VSTA_Main|Couldn't connect.System.Net.WebException: The remote server returned an error: (401) Unauthorized.

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Environment

  • SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver

Product

SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office 2.6 ; SAP Analysis for Microsoft Office 2.7 ; SAP Business Planning and Consolidation 10.1, version for SAP NetWeaver ; SAP BusinessObjects Analysis 2.4, edition for Microsoft Office ; SAP BusinessObjects Analysis for Microsoft Office 2.5

Keywords

However, if you close the excel and click the BPF link again, the Netweaver logon dialog appears, Users sometimes still get a login credentials popup when opening an Analysis for Office workbook through a BPF in BPC 10.1 NW Embedded. SSO is already configured through the BPC Plugin. , KBA , the logon service is unreachable , when open activity from bpc , launch , BW-PLA-BPC , BPC 'embedded model' , BW-BEX-OT-BICS-INA , BW INA provider , BI-RA-AO , Analysis, edition for MS Office , EPM-BPC-NW , NetWeaver Version , Problem

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