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Art of BI: Export to Excel Error in OBI12c

Author: Bill Anderson | | November 30, 2017

In Oracle BI 12c version 12.2.1.2.0 you may notice an error when trying to export to Excel using the Export Link at the bottom of a report on a dashboard.

First you see the following popup depending on the size of the report you Export to Excel:

 

You receive the below error:

 

Look at the Oracle BI Java Host (OBIJH) config.xml file located:

/ORACLE_HOME/user_projects/domains/bi/config/fmwconfig/biconfig/OBIJH/config.xml

 

and see if you see the below:

 

Change the snippet of code to the below:

 

Bounce the OBIJH1 service and try to run the export again and it should be successful.

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