Imported Excel spreadsheets enable you to generate reports based on data maintained
outside of your instance and to distribute those reports.
Users with admin, sys_admin, report_admin, pa_admin, and pa_power_user roles are able to upload
.xlsx files. Uploaded data is temporary and has a specified expiration date, after which
reports based on those files are no longer available.
You must have Performance Analytics to create reports with imported data. See Activate Performance Analytics
Importing report data in this way is useful when you have information that is maintained
outside of your instance. To import an external data set into your instance permanently, see