Art of BI: Export to Excel Error in OBI12c

By | In Art of BI, Business Intelligence | November 30th, 2017

In Oracle BI 12c version 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:



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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