OBIEE 12c - Creation of Export Bundle via the Migration Tool Fails with "Webcat" ... "does not exist" Error (Doc ID 2093545.1)

Last updated on JUNE 15, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Migration Tool (that was copied from the OBIEE 12c environment) is being executed in the OBIEE 11g environment to create an Export bundle (that will contain the metadata information from the 11g Oracle Home). For example:

$ java -jar /orabi/12c/bi-migration-tool.jar out /orabi/Oracle_BI1 /orabi/user_projects/domains/bifoundation_domain /orabi/12c/11gexport.jar

The creation of the Export Bundle fails and the following error is thrown:

Problem during export: oracle.bi.migration.exporter.ExportProblemException: oracle.bi.metadata.runtime.MetadataException: Webcat ... /orabi/code/catalog/ProdCat does not exist
Export failed: oracle.bi.metadata.runtime.MetadataException: Webcat ... /orabi/code/catalog/ProdCat does not exist
Migration action failed

Cause

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