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OBIEE 11g: How To Test or Check the Presentation Server (sawserver) Executable on Linux/Unix or Windows (Doc ID 1497268.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version [1308] and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version [1308] and later
Generic Linux
Generic Windows


In some circumstances the OBIEE 11g Presentation Server System Component (sawsever) may not start up via Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control or via the opmnctl command-line.  Additionally, the sawX.log may not be getting generated or there may be no entries in the sawX.log (or nothing significant) indicating a problem; therefore, you may need to start the executable manually to see if any message is logged in the console, check for a core dump (crash) or use further operating system diagnostic tools such as truss, dtrace, strace, etc.

Reference: <Document 1463034.1> - OBIEE 11g: How To Generate Detailed Presentation Server Logs for Debugging and Troubleshooting

The scope of this note is to explain how to start the executable manually for additional troubleshooting, the purpose is not to convey every conceivable method of troubleshooting or every root cause of startup failure.

Troubleshooting Steps

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