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2253767 - Analytics Login Page appears when trying to download files from 'Report Distributor Downloads' using Microsoft Internet Explorer


  • Analytics Login Page appears when trying to download .csv/.xls/.xlsx file from 'Report Distributor Downloads'.
  • After downloading the query the below screen appears:



  • Online Report Designer (ORD)
  • Report Distributor Downloads

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Home > Analytics > Analytics > Report Designer > Run ORD Report > Export the report in CSV / XLS / XLSX
  2. Navigate to Report Distributor Downloads > clicks on downloaded XLS/ CSV file link under ‘Report Distributor Downloads’ option
  3. Analytics Login page appears


  • Browser Cache
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer's security settings


  1. Clear the browser's cache
  2. Add the respective analytics URL to IE trusted security site and check pop up blocker of IE browser
  3. In Internet Explorer browser > Internet Options > Advanced tab > Security section > "Do not save encrypted pages to disk" > Uncheck
  4. Create a support ticket for further investigation 


Cache - Session - Popup - Analytics -  Login Page - Downloads - Report Distributor - Export query , KBA , LOD-SF-ANA-ORD , Online Report Designer , Problem


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