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1669886 - Username and password constantly requested when opening WebIntellignce document as PDF in Sharepoint portal


  • Attempting to open a Web Intelligence (WebI) document as PDF requests a username and password but doesn't accept any or returns a blank screen
  • Http tracing shows http 401 (authentication) errors (e.g. via fiddler/http watch) for the URL http://<sharepoint>:<port>/_vti_bin/AnalyticalReporting/ReportEngine.svc/document/<docid>?format=pdf



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence 4.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint software
  • Internet Information Server (IIS) 7.5


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; integration option for Microsoft Office SharePoint software 1.0


IOMS webi web intelligence , KBA , BI-BIP-IK , Integration; Integration kits for SAP, Baan, PeopleSoft, Sie , Problem

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