OBIEE 12c: 'data-model-cmd.cmd uploadrpd ...' Fails With Error ' uploadRpd Failed: Metadata Lock could NOT be acquired ' (Doc ID 2187265.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.0.160419 to 12.2.1.0.160719 [Release 12g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OBIEE version : 12.2.1.0.160719
OBIEE Client tool : 12.2.1.1.0

When attempting to up load a repository (RPD) via the 12.2.1.1, command-line

data-model-cmd.cmd uploadrpd -I repository.rpd -SI bi -U weblogic -Sserver1.example.com -N 7777 -SSL


the following error occurs:

uploadRpd Failed: Metadata Lock could NOT be acquired.

 

Downloading RPD using datamodel.cmd, the RPD downloads successfully.


Doc ID 2070465.1 notes that you are supposed to use BI Client Tool 12.2.1.1 with OBIEE 12.2.1.0.160719
The upload still works with the older 12.2.1.0.0 client.



Changes

Applied bundle patch 12.2.1.0.160719 from 12.2.1.0.0

Cause

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