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OBIEE 11g: Error: "javax.servlet.UnavailableException: ESSBASEPATH is set to invalid path" after Cloning an Instance (Doc ID 1589531.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2019

Applies to:

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


You have cloned an OBIEE 11g instance.  When you start managed services on the new instance, you see the following error in the bi_server1.log file:

ESSBASEPATH is set to invalid path /path_on_original_source_server/[middleware_home]/Oracle_BI1/products/Essbase/EssbaseServer
javax.servlet.UnavailableException: ESSBASEPATH is set to invalid path/path_on_original_source_server/[middleware_home]/Oracle_BI1/products/Essbase/EssbaseServer

However all your services are up and running.




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