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Unwanted identifier information at the end of the extracted file



There is an unwanted identifier at the end of each generated extract file for Business Intelligence Exchange (BIX) 7.1.8.

Looking for a way to remove the pxExtractIdentifier and pxExtractDateTime columns from the extract files.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Extract using BIX.
  2. Note unwanted columns and footer.

Root Cause

This is the default BIX behavior.


Here’s the explanation for the reported behavior:

Check BIX user guide and look for ‘Unique run identifier’ topic for more information.

Always do post processing on the Excel to remove this field.

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Published November 4, 2017 - Updated December 2, 2021

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