OBIEE 11g: Error: "authentication failure" Logging into BI Publisher

(Doc ID 1624237.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.0 and later
Business Intelligence Suite 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 log into WebLogic Console, Fusion Middleware Control (Enterprise Manager), Analytics and the BI Publisher Console (xmlpserver).

After dumping the audit reports from the oracle_common directory to the repository, you can no longer log in to BI Publisher from OBIEE.  You get an error message reporting an authentication failure.

Cause

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