Asking cloud password while adding microsoft excel

Describe the issue/error/question

I have downloaded n8n local and added Microsoft excel as a node and while connecting Microsoft excel account using Microsoft Excel OAuth2 API is redirected to although I don’t have creds as I have downloaded on local

What is the error message (if any)?

{“code”:401,“message”:“Authorization is required!”}

Please share the workflow

(Select the nodes and use the keyboard shortcuts CMD+C/CTRL+C and CMD+V/CTRL+V to copy and paste the workflow respectively)

“nodes”: [],
“connections”: {}

Share the output returned by the last node

Information on your n8n setup

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  • Database you’re using (default: SQLite):
  • Running n8n with the execution process [own(default), main]:
  • Running n8n via [Docker, npm,, desktop app]:

Hi @bakarali, welcome to the community :tada:

I’m sorry to hear you’re running into trouble here. The screenshot you have shared suggests you’re being asked for credentials to your personal tunnel URL. These credentials are randomly generated and are meant to protect your n8n instance from unauthorized access.

When using the latest n8n.desktop version, OAuth redirects like in your example should, however, no longer require users to enter these credentials. So as a first step, you might want to install the latest n8n.desktop version available from the n8n website?

In case you’re still being asked for a username + password for $, you can view these credentials by clicking Auth > View credentials in the latest n8n.desktop version:

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