OBIEE 11g: Error: "Invalid Settings In Config File: Bad Config Instance" when Starting Presentation Service after Adding the Tag ConnectionExpireMinutes to Instanceconfig.xml (Doc ID 1606105.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2013

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.11 and later
Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.6.11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have a working OBIEE 11g environment. In the file

/u00/oraobi/Middleware/instances/instance1/config/OracleBIPresentationServicesComponent/coreapplication_obips1/instanceconfig.xml

you added the following entries:

<ConnectionExpireMinutes>60</ConnectionExpireMinutes>
<LogOnExpireMinutes>180</LogOnExpireMinutes>

between the <ServerInstance>....</ServerInstance> tags.

When you re-started Presentation services, you got the following error:

13/11/25 21:28:41 Start process
--------
[Util Logger] Exception occurred:
  Severity:5
  Type:PKN3saw9ExceptionE
  File:configreaderinstance.cpp
  Line:558
  Message:Invalid settings in config file: Bad config instance '/u00/oraobi/Middleware/instances/instance1/config/OracleBIPresentationServicesComponent/coreapplication_obips1/instanceconfig.xml'!

Unknown element 'ConnectionExpireMinutes'

Element 'ConnectionExpireMinutes' is not valid for content model: 'All(BIforOfficeURL,SmartViewInstallerURL,BIClientInstallerURL32Bit,BIClientInstallerURL64Bit,SmartSpaceInstallerURL,SESSearchUrl,CatalogPath,CustomerMessageDBPath,DefaultTimeoutMinutes,DSN,LightWriteback,ReportAggregateEnabled,XPLowFragmentationHeap,EnablePartialReportUpdate,ActionFramework,ActionLinks,SoapClient,Advan

 

Cause

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