OBIEE 11g 11.1.1.7.x BI Server Will Not Start When Adding 'ShowNullValueInPromptsWhenDatabaseColumnIsNullable' XML Tag To The InstanceConfig.XML File (Doc ID 1946859.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 23, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using OBIEE 11g 11.1.1.7.140715 with the Tag 'ShowNullValueInPromptsWhenDatabaseColumnIsNullable' in the insatnceconfig.xml file, the BI Presentation Server will not start :

14/10/20 10:56:21 Start process
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[Util Logger] Exception occurred: Severity:5
Type:class saw::Exception const * __ptr64
File:project/webutil/configreaderinstance.cpp
Line:558 Message:Invalid settings in config file: Bad config instance '\\?\C:\OBI_11117\instances\instance1\config\OracleBIPresentationServicesComponent\coreapplication_obips1\instanceconfig.xml'!
Unknown element 'ShowNullValueInPromptsWhenDatabaseColumnIsNullable'
Element 'ShowNullValueInPromptsWhenDatabaseColumnIsNullable' is not valid for content model: 'All(PromptQueryPreamble,ResultRowLimit,MaxDefaultValues,MaxDropDownValues,MaxScrollValues,MaxPromptedURLParams,DefaultPromptWidth,ForceAccessiblePrompts,ApplyDashboardPromptInline,AutoApplyDashboardPromptValues,AutoSearchPromptDialogBox,AutoCompletePromptDropDowns,AutoPopulatePromptLabels)'

Cause

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