OBIEE 11g : Web Service Sessions Expired Immediately After Logon 'Authentication error. Invalid session ID or session expired'

(Doc ID 2176644.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.151020 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You are trying to access OBIEE catalog via its web services (SecurityService and WebCatalogService).

You can successfully call SAWSessionService.Logon() to get a session ID.

 However, You always get the error message "Authentication error. Invalid session ID or session expired". This is happening when you use the session ID to make other service calls.

Cause

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