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XL Reporter - authorization problem on report


I'm having a problem with being able to run XL Reporter reports in SAP. I have created a report in XL Reporter that I stored in the Purchasing A/P folder in XL Reporter. It shows up in my SAP main menu, but when I try to run it from there, it gives me an SAP authorization error "You are not permitted to perform this action" and then it lists the report name. Normally I would go and check the Authorizations area and give access that way, but I'm a super-user and have a Professional license, therefore there shouldn't be an authorization problem. I'm able to authorize myself when the error comes up, but I'd have to do this everytime (and if someone else wanted to run it, I'd have to do it for them as well). The other funny thing is that I have other XL Reports in the SAP main menu (under Financials/Accounting) and those don't have the same problem. Other super-users in our system are unable to run this report as well.

I'm able to run the report when I go into XL Reporter through the Tools menu. Just not from the SAP Main Menu.

All I really want to know is how to get this error to stop popping up. I really shouldn't have to put my username and password in everytime I run this report. Please let me know if there's a way to fix this. I'm using SBO 2005A SP1 PL31.


Brent McDonell

Former Member
Former Member replied

You need to check any dead processes on your PC or on your Server still running. Manually stop them all.

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