Product: TIBCO Spotfire®
"An error prevented the file from opening" when trying to create and upload a file from the library browser.
If no Web Player services are installed or available for use when trying to upload a file from Spotfire's library browser, you will receive an error. In Firefox, the error message is hard to understand and gives no indication of what the underlying issue is.
Symptoms in Firefox
When trying to create a new analysis by uploading a file from the library browser using Firefox, you may encounter the following error message.
An error prevented the file from opening.
Symptoms in Internet Explorer and Chrome
In Internet Explorer and Chrome, the error message is more specific.
The analysis could not be opened because no web player services are available. Contact your Spotfire administrator
No Web Player services are available to be used to host the newly created file. Make sure there are Web Player services installed and running on node manger. At least one Web Player service instance must be available to host a new file for the user.