My Oracle Support Banner

OBIEE 11g : Dashboard link does not work in custom links (Doc ID 2131366.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019

Applies to:

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


OBIEE version.

When adding a dashboard link to a global header, it is not show on the navigator.


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create a dashboard and copy the link.

2. In customlinks.xml file add the following:

    <link id="l5" name="Change Password" description="User can change their own password" src="http://ip:9704/analytics/saw.dll?Dashboard&portalPath=%2fshared%2f0.%20Overview%2f_portal%2f0.1%20General%20Index" >
            <location name="header" insertBefore="catalog" />

3. In instanceconfig.xml file,


4. Restart BI Presentation Services.


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.