Clarity: ODATA Error Could not create SSL\TLS secure channel using Microsoft Excel

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Article ID: 142393

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STARTER PACK-CLARITY PPM Clarity PPM SaaS

Issue/Introduction

Steps to Reproduce 

1. Login to Clarity and Navigate to Administration

2. Under Administration -->General Settings --> Gather the Data Warehouse ODATA Service

3. Open the Microsoft Excel and check the version using Account ( In this case i am testing with Microsoft Excel 2016) 

4. Open the Microsoft Excel --> Data --> From Other Source --> From Odata Data Feed 

5. Fill in the connection which can be found from Step 2 

6. You will get the error below 

 

Cause

In Broadcom Ondemand Clarity SAAS, we only allow TLS 1.2 and doing a it looks like the web service Microsoft Excel is using has lower TLS since Microsoft continue to support TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.2 https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/troubleshoot/security/prepare-tls-1.2-in-office-365

 

Environment

Release : 15.x

Component : CA PPM SAAS OPERATIONS ODATA

Resolution

The work around found at this point to use New Query in Microsoft Excel and below are the steps 

 

1. Open Microsoft Excel 

2. Navigate to Data --> New Query --> From Other Data Sources --> From ODATA Feed and you should be able to use it 

 

 

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