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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 FEBRUARY 18, 2019

Applies to:

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


OBIEE version :
OBIEE Client tool :

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

data-model-cmd.cmd uploadrpd -I repository.rpd -SI bi -U weblogic -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 with OBIEE
The upload still works with the older client.


Applied bundle patch from


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