OBIEE 12c: Opening Repository Fails With The Following Error: "[nqSError: 92008] XML Validation at Line Number 5 : Datatype error: Type: InvalidDatatypeValueException, Message:ID ‘mError’ is not unique" (Doc ID 2132684.1)

Last updated on JUNE 04, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Testing repository and MDS XML. This appears to work in 11.1.1.7, but not in OBIEE 12c. In 12c, multiple XML nodes are being emitted with mdsid="mError".
When  attempting to re-open the MDS XML, the "mError" nodes are interpreted as duplicates and the repository is unusable. Detailed report steps are as follows:

1. Open the attached "TestRepository.rpd" using Admin Tool version 12.2.1.0.0 Package 151011.0347.000.
2. Select File/Copy as/MDS XML.
3. Close repository and select File/Open/MDS XML Repository.
4. Chose previously created MDS XML root folder.
5. Try opening it as Standalone.

ERROR: Admin Tool returns the following error message:

 

 

Changes

OBIEE was upgraded from 11g to 12c.

Cause

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