Admin Tool 'Open Online' Screen Shows No ODBC DSN and 'Open' is Grayed Out (Doc ID 1552058.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to connect to the OBIEE repository in on-line mode, the "Open" command is grayed out.  The ODBC DSN has been defined without any issues.

Details:

ODBC DSN has been defined as follows:

ODBC Data Source Administrator
System DSN
Name: Dev OBIEE TEST
Driver: Oracle BI Server 1

Steps to reproduce:

- Open the Oracle BI Administration Tool
- Navigate to File> Open> Online
- There is nothing seen in the box at the bottom (where we would normally see the defined ODBC DSN connection).
- The 'Open' button is gray / grayed.
- The 'Cancel' button is available.

Cause

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