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OBIEE 11g: Error: "Null file contents encountered. Please cancel and try again." When Using MapViewer with a RAC Database (Doc ID 1412723.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 03-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

You get the following error when configuring MapViewer under http://server.domain:port/mapviewer -> Configuration, after clicking the Save/Save & Restart button:

  
Error
Null file contents encountered. Please cancel and try again.
TIP Edit mapViewerConfig.xml file
File location: /d01/BI_Middleware/Oracle_BI1/bifoundation/jee/mapviewer.ear/web.war/WEB-INF/conf/mapViewerConfig.xml
 


The following error occurs when creating a temporary data source in MapViewer -> Data Sources:

  
Data source cannot be created : MAPVIEWER-00011: Error creating a map datasource.
 


If you add the data source manually to the mapViewerConfig.xml file and restart the instance, you are still not able to see it in Analytics and in MapViewer configuration.

Cause

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