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1704001 - Cross Domain Policy FIle error when created dashboard connecting to XML saved on network drive


Crossdomain.xml policy file error is displayed when a dashboard connecting to XML, which is saved on network drive, is run.


  • Xcelsius Enterprise 2008
  • Dashboards 4.0
  • Dashboards 4.1
  • Dashboards 4.2

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create and Save an XML file on a network drive
  2. Create a Dashboard, connecting to the XML.
  3. Save the Dashboard to Infoview
  4. Run the Dashboard.
  5. Crossdomain.xml policy file error is displayed


The error is displayed, because the XML file is not added as trusted file within Flash Player


Go to and add the XML file as trusted file.


XML, network drive, crossdomain , KBA , BI-RA-XL-DSL , Obsolete: Design-Time, Design on Multi-Source , Problem


SAP BusinessObjects Dashboards 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Xcelsius Enterprise 2008