OBIEE 11g: Error: "[EPMCSS-020419] [oracle.EPMCSS.CSS] Failed to load class. Class oracle/bi/security SecurityWebServiceException could not be loaded..." Install Fails when Essbase Suite is Selected (Doc ID 1596603.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

You have installed OBIEE 11.1.1.7.0.  As part of it, you also installed Essbase.  But you are unable to start Essbase, either via Enterprise Manager, or from the command line using opmnctl.
You see the following error in the SharedServices_Security_Client.log:

[EPMCSS] [ERROR] [EPMCSS-020419] [oracle.EPMCSS.CSS]
Failed to load class. Class oracle/bi/security SecurityWebServiceException could not be loaded due to java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError. Check class path of process invoking CSS.

 

Cause

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