OBIEE 11g - Refresh Repository Variables Failure as Unable to Acquire Exclusive Lock

(Doc ID 1959617.1)

Last updated on MARCH 01, 2017

Applies to:

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


You created a dynamic repository variable which value is refreshed by a set up schedule in repository and embedded into report.
Now the value referred by repository variables in datasource has been updated.
But you found that:
- Value of variables embedded in report is not refreshed even refreshing dashboard report.
- Open AdminTool online and check variables value via session manager and find that Value of variables retain older.
- Following error logged in nqserver.log

[2014-12-10T13:56:50.000+09:00] [OracleBIServerComponent] [ERROR:1] [] [] [ecid: 00iQ6ion2N47ADUpM4s1ye0000ls0000kH] [tid: 11cc]  [nQSError: 43058] Unable to acquire exclusive lock for refreshing repository variable: p1. [[
[nQSError: 43059] Init block 'p1': Dynamic refresh of repository scope variables has failed.


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