OBIEE 11g Metadata Dictionary. Error 404--Not Found When Clicking On A Field With Long Description (Doc ID 1917221.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2017

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Error when you select a field and then click on 'View Metadata Dictionary'.
The error is only displayed for long fields or fields in a long path folder.

Steps to reproduce

  1. Follow the steps in the note:
    • <Note 1266297.1>: How to generate Metadata dictionary in OBIEE 11g
    • to generate the Metadata Dictionary. For example, generate it for the SampleAppLite.rpd demo repository, in a folder called 'Metadata'.
    • You have a field with a long description in the Presentation Layer:
    • Calculated Facts
    • Average Number of Days since Last Sync VERY LONG DESCRIPTION
  2. Open an analysis  Report. Left frame.
    • Subject Areas
    • Calculated Facts
    • Average Number of Days since Last Sync VERY LONG DESCRIPTION

When clicking on the 'Open Metadata Dictionary' on the toolbar, you will re ceive this error message:

Error 404--Not Found
From RFC 2068 Hypertext Transfer Protocol --HTTP/1.1

Cause

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