Applying Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP) Patch to a Windows 2012 system fails with ERROR: Platform ID needed is : 207 (Doc ID 2125915.1)

Last updated on APRIL 21, 2016

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 12.1.0.5.0 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms


NOTE: This document ONLY applies to Enterprise Manager (EM) systems that have the integrated Business Intelligence Publisher (BIP) configured and does NOT apply to the complete Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) Suite


 

When applying the BIP Patch to EM's BIP HOME (i.e. <MW_HOME>/Oracle_BI1) of a Windows 2012 host, it will fail with the following error:

Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...
Prerequisite check "CheckPatchApplicableOnCurrentPlatform" failed.
The details are:
Patch ( patch # ) is not applicable on current platform.
Platform ID needed is : 207
Platform IDs supported by patch are: 197 46 208 912 233 226 319 173 23 267 453 212

Cause

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