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1204834 - Error: "Report Linking Error - There was an error retrieving data from the server" using openDocument sPath and sDocName parameters


You are using the openDocument method to view reports through a URL in BusinessObjects XI Release 2. There are two reports with the same name but in different folders on the CMS. When you use the openDocument method to open one of those reports with the sDocName and sPath parameters, the following error message appears:

  • "Report Linking Error - There was an error retrieving data from the server"

For example, you use a URL similar to the following:
Java deployment of InfoView

.NET deployment of InfoView




SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI


Report Linking Error, 7879000 , KBA , BI-BIP , Business intelligence platform , Bug Filed

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