OBIEE 11g: Error: "UpdateBIPConfigFiles: Problem invoking WLST - Traceback (innermost last)" BI Publisher Set Up Fails on Windows Server 2012 when Running the Configuration Assistant (Doc ID 1580583.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.1 and later
Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are performing a software-only install on Windows Server 2012 of OBIEE 11.1.1.7.1.

You installed WebLogic Server (WLS)10.3.6 and then ran the OBIEE installer and choose the software-only install which finished successfully.  You then ran the Configuration Assistant but it failed at the BI Publisher set up stage:

updateBIPConfigFiles: Problem invoking WLST - Traceback (innermost last):
updateBIPConfigFiles:   File "C:\Oracle\Product\BI_11.1\Oracle_BI1\bifoundation\install\updateBIPConfigFiles.py", line 14, in ?
updateBIPConfigFiles:   File "C:\Oracle\Product\BI_11.1\WLSERV~1.3\common\wlst\modules\jython-modules.jar\Lib/javaos$py.class", line 334, in system
updateBIPConfigFiles:   File "C:\Oracle\Product\BI_11.1\WLSERV~1.3\common\wlst\modules\jython-modules.jar\Lib/popen2.py", line 235, in system
updateBIPConfigFiles:   File "C:\Oracle\Product\BI_11.1\WLSERV~1.3\common\wlst\modules\jython-modules.jar\Lib/popen2.py", line 72, in __init__
updateBIPConfigFiles:   File "C:\Oracle\Product\BI_11.1\WLSERV~1.3\common\wlst\modules\jython-modules.jar\Lib/javashell.py", line 64, in execute
updateBIPConfigFiles: OSError: (0, 'Failed to execute command ([\'sh\', \'-c\', \'java -classpath C:\\\\Oracle\\\\Product\\\\BI_11.1\\\\Oracle_BI1\\\\clients\\\\bipublisher\\\\xdo-server.jar oracle.xdo.install.UpdateConfigFiles 9704 9703 9710 jdbc/mds/owsm C:\\\\Oracle\\\\Product\\\\BI_11.1\\\\user_projects\\\\domains\\\\bifoundation_domain\']): java.io.IOException: Cannot run program "sh": CreateProcess error=2, The system cannot find the file specified')
updateBIPConfigFiles:
java.lang.Exception: WLST Script task failed with status 1
at oracle.as.install.bi.biconfig.standard.WLSTScriptTask.doExecute(WLSTScriptTask.java:119)
at oracle.as.install.bi.biconfig.standard.AbstractProvisioningTask.execute(AbstractProvisioningTask.java:70)
at oracle.as.install.bi.biconfig.standard.StandardProvisionTaskList.execute(StandardProvisionTaskList.java:66)

 

Cause

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