OBIEE 12c : BI Migration error: "Export failed: Execption in exportPassWords"

(Doc ID 2189088.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2017

Applies to:

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


On : version, Analytics

When attempting to upgrade from OBIEE 11g to 12c, the bi-tool-migration.jar tool errors out with the following error message :

Performing export with top-level install directoryD:\Oracle\Middleware, domain h
ome=D:\Oracle\Middleware\user_projects\domains\bifoundation_domain, instance hom
eD:\Oracle\Middleware\instances\instance1, output file = D:\Oracle\Middleware\us
Problem during export: Exec
ption in exportPassWords
Export failed: Execption in exportPassWords
Migration action failed

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Run the following command to generate the BI Migration Tool:ORACLE_HOME/user_projects/domains/bi/bitools/bin/ package bi-migration-tool.jar

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, Admin is unable to complete the upgrade to OBIEE 12c


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