11g Install Fails: The Oracle Instance Is Not Empty. Select a different location or remove the instance at this location.

(Doc ID 2056923.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version [1905] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


New OBIEE 11g Installation failed with the following errors:


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Completed running the RCU.
2. Started Enterprise Install.
3. Half-way through, the step 'creating instanc1' failed for the following reason - error produced.
4. When checked, there was no directory called OPMN in /u01/app/oracle/admin/instance1.


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