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1376948 - Xcelsius hangs when trying to import a new Reporting Services URL


  • An hourglass animation is shown indefinitely.
  • Cannot access other Xcelsius functionalities.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Select the Reporting Services Button component from the Web Connectivity folder
  2. Insert it into the dashboard
  3. Double click on the component, click on Select Report
  4. Enter the URL within the "Xcelsius for Reporting Services URL" blank
  5. Press Enter
  • Xcelsius 2008


You have entered an incorrect URL.


Enter the correct URL that should look like the following:


where <server> is the name of the server where the reports are stored.

Please note that this URL is case sensitive, so GetReports should be written thus.


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SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008