OBIEE 11g: Error: "<BEA-171521> <An error occurred while initializing the Embedded LDAP Server...>" when Starting Bi_server1 Managed Server (Doc ID 1601546.1)

Last updated on MARCH 31, 2015

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.  You can start the Admin Server, but the BI Managed Server does not start, with the following errors

<Nov 19, 2013 6:17:38 AM EST> <Critical> <EmbeddedLDAP> <bi_server1> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '0' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <> <1384859858787> <BEA-171521> <An error occurred while initializing the Embedded LDAP Server. The exception thrown is java.lang.ClassCastException: com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendRoot cannot be cast to com.octetstring.vde.backend.standard.BackendStandard. This may indicate a problem with the data files for the Embedded LDAP Server. This managed server has a replica of the data contained on the Master Embedded LDAP Server in the Admin server. This replica has been marked invalid and will be refreshed on the next boot of the managed server. Retry the reboot of this server.>
####<Nov 19, 2013 6:17:38 AM EST> <Critical> <WebLogicServer> <bi_server1> <main> <<WLS Kernel>> <> <> <1384859858791> <BEA-000362> <Server failed. Reason:

There are 1 nested errors:

java.lang.ClassCastException: com.octetstring.vde.backend.BackendRoot cannot be cast to com.octetstring.vde.backend.standard.BackendStandard
at weblogic.ldap.EmbeddedLDAP.start(EmbeddedLDAP.java:303)
at weblogic.t3.srvr.SubsystemRequest.run(SubsystemRequest.java:64)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.execute(ExecuteThread.java:256)
at weblogic.work.ExecuteThread.run(ExecuteThread.java:221)

Your OBIEE users are authenticated against the default WebLogic Server Authentication provider.

Cause

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