OBIEE 11g: Error: "Admintool could not load Essbase driver. Please check the configuration" when Importing an Essbase Object (Doc ID 1489157.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

You have a client tools only installation of OBIEE 11.1.1.5 or 11.1.1.6.  You have followed the instructions in the section entitled Setting Up Essbase Data Sources in the Oracle Fusion Middleware Metadata Repository Builder's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 11g Release 1 (11.1.1) E10540-01.  But when you try to import any objects from Essbase into a repository, you get the following error:

Error: Admintool could not load Essbase driver. Please check the configuration.

 

Cause

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