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2701861 - HTTP Status 400 when accessing Opendocument URL or edit Webi report data provider


  • When accessing report with Opendocument URL, the pages show HTTP Status 400
  • When editing Webi report data provider, the page just hang there and never shows query panel. HTTP 400 error can be seen from HTTP trace.
  • Error 'java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid character found in the request target. The valid characters are defined in RFC 7230 and RFC 3986' from Tomcat log



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x
  • Tomcat 7.0.87 onwards
  • Tomcat 8.0.52 onwards
  • Tomcat 9.0.8 onwards


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform all versions


RFC 7230, RFC 3986 , KBA , BI-BIP-ADM , BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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