OBIEE 12c: Using data-model-cmd.cmd Via An OBIEE 12.2.1 Client Installation Fails With Error 'Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: oracle/bi/lcm/metadata/MetadataUpdateException' (Doc ID 2083127.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Generic Windows

Symptoms

While using the data-model-cmd.cmd to upload|download a repository (RPD) file  via an OBIEE client installation on Windows, you get the following errors:



C:\OBIEE1221x64client\bi\modules\oracle.bi.commandline.tools\scripts>data-model-cmd.cmd downloadrdp -O sampleapplite.rpd
-SI ssi -U administrator -S hostname.domain -N 9500
Bad level value for property: oracle.bi.lcm.metadata.level
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: oracle/bi/lcm/metadata/MetadataUpdateException
at oracle.bi.utils.BIExec.main(BIExec.java:25)
Caused by: java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: oracle.bi.lcm.metadata.MetadataUpdateException
at java.net.URLClassLoader.findClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.ClassLoader.loadClass(Unknown Source)
... 1 more

Cause

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