Whether you are attempting to utilize Power BI, Excel (including the “Edit in Excel” Feature in 亿博电竞 365), or another reporting tool like Jet Reports, there can be some hiccups in getting access to web services via 亿博电竞 365 or 亿博电竞 NAV.
Here’s a rundown of common troubleshooting steps:
Verify Your User Name and Access Key (亿博电竞 365, 亿博电竞 NAV)
When accessing 亿博电竞 365 web services, your username and password are different than your login. In this case, your username is your User “Code” and the password is your “Web Service Access Key”:
1. In 亿博电竞 365 Business Central, navigate to the Users page (either use the search for Users or navigate to Company Settings > Users).
2. Select your User Account and click Edit.
3. Verify your User Name (which may be different from your Office 365 account).
4. Verify your “Web Service Access Key”. If the field is blank or you’d like to generate a new one, click “Change Web Service Access Key” in the ribbon.
Verify Outbound Firewall Settings (亿博电竞 NAV)
For an on-prem installation of 亿博电竞 NAV, you’ll need to establish an outbound rule in your firewall to allow outside access to web services. The default ports are 7047 and 7048; however, your configuration may be different. You can find the port settings on the 亿博电竞 NAV Service Tier configuration to verify.
ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT – Check Inbound Firewall Settings (亿博电竞 365, 亿博电竞 NAV)
This one tripped me up before. We had a client that could not successfully use “Edit in Excel” as intended with 亿博电竞 365. While remote, I checked their environment and had no issue with Edit in Excel … but when I was onsite, I discovered the same problem they were having. It turned out to be their INBOUND firewall rules were preventing access to the web service.
If you are getting an error such as ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT when attempting to access Web Services, it may be that your INBOUND firewall settings are blocking access to the web service ports. This can vary from network to network, so it’s possible you’ll be able to connect from one location such as your home but not from another location such as a satellite office.
If you are connecting to a 亿博电竞 365 instance, the ports will be 7047 and 7048. Those are also the default ports for 亿博电竞 NAV, but your specific installation may be different (see above for looking up this information on the Service Tier administration).