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3325328 - SAP OLE Link Server technology (LINK_SERVER method) is not working anymore after Microsoft Office upgrading


  • Automatic data population into word or excel template via DMS documents have been generated through SAP OLE Link Server technology (LINK_SERVER method), however after upgrading Microsoft Office to newer version, e.g from Microsoft Office 2016 to Office 365, the links doesn't work anymore.
  • The behavior occurs independently of SAP GUI for Windows version and patch level.



SAP GUI for Windows

Microsoft Office 365 (but not limited to)


SAP OLE Link Server technology, LINK_SERVER method, Microsoft Office 365, FORM_INF, FILEPROPERTIES, not working, data populate, data population, link. , KBA , BC-FES-OFFI , SAP Desktop Office Integration , CA-DMS , Document management , Problem

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