OBIEE 11g: Error: "[nQSError: 43079] Oracle BI Server could not start because locating or importing newly published repositories failed." (Doc ID 1496135.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.2 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have set up OBIEE 11.1.1.6.2 in a cluster environment with two machines, A and B. However, after machine B is re-started, the Oracle BI Server and Presentation Server on it do not start.
In nQServer.log, you see the following error for the BI Server:

[2011-06-02T10:40:34.000+00:00] [OracleBIServerComponent] [NOTIFICATION:1] [] [] [ecid: ] [tid: 1060] Server start up failed:
[nQSError: 43079] Oracle BI Server could not start because locating or importing newly published repositories failed.

In sawlog.log, you see the following error for the Presentation Services:

[2011-06-02T18:40:24.000+08:00] [OBIPS] [ERROR:1] [] [saw.sawserver.initializesawserver] [ecid: ] [tid: ]
Another instance of Oracle Business Intelligence is trying to upgrade/update/create the catalog located at \\?\UNC\10.91.61.158\BIEEShare\CATALOG\SampleAppLite\root. Retry after it finishes.[


Machine A and B both run Windows 2008 server 64bit. Machine A runs the WebLogic Admin Server and BI_Server1 (managed server). Machine B is configured with “Scale out an existing installation” option and runs BI_Server2 (managed server).
In Enterprise Manager, the shared location of shared repository has been set to:

\\<IP address>\shared\<repository file>


The catalog path has been set to

\\<IP Address>\BIEEShare\CATALOG\SampleAppLite


Both paths can be accessed by both machines A and B.

Cause

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