OBIEE 11g: Error: "Another instance of Oracle Business Intelligence is trying to upgrade/update/create the catalog" during Start of Presentation Service when Validating Presentation Catalog

(Doc ID 1415184.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later   [Release: 11g and later ]
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version: 11.1.1.5.0 [1308] and later    [Release: 11g and later]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You follow the steps in section 3.27 of Oracle Fusion Middleware Security Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) Part Number E10543-04, to re-generate the GUIDS as user cannot access the BI Publisher catalog:

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section 3.27 of Oracle Fusion Middleware Security Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) Part Number E10543-04




When you started the servers again, having removed the changes done in instanceconfig.xml and nQSConfig.ini, the Presentation Server fails to start. You see the following error in Enterprise Manager:
Another instance of Oracle Business Intelligence is trying to upgrade/update/create the catalog located at /App_Share/prod2/catalog/obiproduction/root. Retry after it finishes.
Supplemental Detail File:catalogimpl.cpp
Line:3830
Location:
saw.catalog.impl.loadbasicfolders
saw.catalog.local.loadCatalog
saw.subsystems.catalogbootstrapper.loadcatalog
saw.webextensionbase.init
saw.sawserver
ecid:


Cause

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