OBIEE 11g: T2P pasteBinary.cmd Failed With NullPointerException When Move BI Instances and System Components (Doc ID 2172414.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.151020 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - Version: 2008 R2

Symptoms

Following the document's steps - Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide -21.4.7.1 Moving Oracle Business Intelligence to a New Target Environment to move OBIEE 11g to a new target environment, when run pasteConfig.cmd script in Task 4 Move the Configuration of the Oracle BI Enterprise Edition Components for moving BI system components, the script failed with error as below:


SEVERE: 8 12, 2016 05:30:07 - ERROR - CLONE-20218 does not succeed in cloning.

...

java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.bi.cloning.components.BIComponentHelper.getInstanceHomeFromDomainConfig(BIComponentHelper.java:171)
at oracle.bi.cloning.components.BIComponentPasteConfig.validateComponentName(BIComponentPasteConfig.java:157)
at oracle.bi.cloning.components.BIComponentPasteConfig.isPasteRequired(BIComponentPasteConfig.java:48)
at oracle.bi.cloning.base.AbstractPasteConfig.doPasteConfigValidation(AbstractPasteConfig.java:102)
at oracle.as.clone.cloner.component.ComponentApplyCloner.doClone(ComponentApplyCloner.java:177)
at oracle.as.clone.cloner.Cloner.doFinalClone(Cloner.java:63)
at oracle.as.clone.request.ApplyCloneRequest.applyArchive(ApplyCloneRequest.java:188)
at oracle.as.clone.request.ApplyCloneRequest._clone(ApplyCloneRequest.java:69)
at oracle.as.clone.cloner.component.ASInstanceApplyCloner.doClone(ASInstanceApplyCloner.java:153)
at oracle.as.clone.cloner.Cloner.doFinalClone(Cloner.java:63)
at oracle.as.clone.request.ApplyCloneRequest.applyArchive(ApplyCloneRequest.java:188)
at oracle.as.clone.request.ApplyCloneRequest._clone(ApplyCloneRequest.java:69)
at oracle.as.clone.process.CloningExecutionProcess.execute(CloningExecutionProcess.java:131)
at oracle.as.clone.process.CloningExecutionProcess.execute(CloningExecutionProcess.java:114)
at oracle.as.clone.client.CloningClient.executeT2PCommand(CloningClient.java:257)
at oracle.as.clone.client.CloningClient.main(CloningClient.java:119)
SEVERE : null

 

Cause

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