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2932980 - WebI reports fail due to applet initialization in sharepoint with https/ssl url


After successful installation of Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint (IOMS or Sharepoint Integration) on BI 4.2, 

  • WebI reports can be viewed successfully when using HTTP sharepoint url. 
  • WebIntelligence (WebI) reports cannot be viewed with SSL / HTTPS url due to applet initialization error as shown below.

    Applet initialization failure - IOMS.jpg
  •  Upon configuring SSL / HTTPS and trying to view a WebI document, the WebI applet viewer fails with below applet initialization error (details) :
  • com.businessobjects.sdk.core.server.CommunicationException$InvalidServerResponseException: (Error: RWI 00200)
    at com.businessobjects.sdk.core.exception.ExceptionBuilder.make(
    at com.businessobjects.sdk.core.exception.ExceptionBuilder.make(
    at com.businessobjects.rebean.wi.impl.engine.ReportEngineContext.initUserServer(
    Caused by: com.businessobjects.sdk.core.server.CommunicationException$UnexpectedServerException: Failed to access the WSDL at: https://sharepoint:2550/ServerGateway.svc?wsdl. 
    Caused by: Failed to access the WSDL at: https://sharepoint:2550/ServerGateway.svc?wsdl

    Caused by: Invalid WSDL https://sharepoint:2550/ServerGateway.svc?wsdl, expected {}definitions found HTML at (lineLine number = 1
    Column number = 17
    System Id = https://sharepoint:2550/ServerGateway.svc?wsdl
    Public Id = null
    Location Uri= https://sharepoint:2550/ServerGateway.svc?wsdl
    CharacterOffset = 20
    ... 36 more

  • where sharepoint is the Sharpoint's IIS server and the 2550 is the WebI gateway port.



  • SAP BI Platform 4.2 SP05 & above
  • SAP Integration Option for Microsoft Sharepoint (IOMS) for BI 4.2 SP05 & above
  • MS sharepoint farm 2016 envionment UAT


  Sharepoint, 4.2, IOMS, BI, applet, view, webintelligence ,webi, error , KBA , BI-BIP-IK , Integration; Integration kits for SAP, Baan, PeopleSoft, Sie , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , How To

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