Trying To Import Essbase Data In OBIEE 11g Administration Tool Fails With "Could Not Load Essbase Driver Error" Or "Connection Has Failed Error" (Doc ID 1302902.1)

Last updated on MARCH 12, 2015

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Interactive Dashboard - Version 11.1.1.3.0 [1905] and later
Hyperion Essbase - Version 9.3.3.0.00 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.3.0 [1905] and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.3.0 [1905] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to import an Essbase data source (cube) using Oracle OBIEE 11g Administration (Admin) Tool, one or more errors may occur.

Error: Admintool could not load Essbase driver. Please check the configuration.
The connection has failed.


These errors may occur with any certified Essbase product (for example version 11.1.1.2, version 9.3.3, etc.).

Cause

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