EM 12c: After Changing Authorization to Oracle Fusion Middleware, BIP Access from Enterprise Manager 12.1.0.3 Cloud Control Fails with Message: Error: The server can not be used due to a configuration error (Doc ID 1605747.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2013

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After changing the authorization to LDAP in the security model for Oracle Fusion Middleware, login to Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP) using sysman gives this error:

BIP connection continues to fail even if the settings are reverted.



The issue can be reproduced with the following steps:

1. Create BI Publisher groups in LDAP referring to the following documentation:    http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E24628_01/install.121/e24089/install_em_bip.htm#CHDGGFEE

2. Alter the BI Publisher to use LDAP as authentication:
   http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E23549_01/bi.1111/e13880/T539768T526688.htm#T526712

3. Administration --> Security Configuration - Authorization

4. Change Security model to Oracle Fusion Middleware

5. Restart BIP

6. Try to Login to BIP using SYSMAN

7. Observe the following error:

The Server can not be used to a configuration error, please contact the administrator. If you are the administrator, please consult BI Publisher user guide for proper configuration

 

Cause

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