OBIEE12c: Import Failed During the Migration From 11g Instance To 12c Newly Installed Instance

(Doc ID 2232903.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2017

Applies to:

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


On : version, Analytics

When trying to migrate the Bi environment from 11g instance to 12c instance,

DOMAIN_HOME/bitools/bin/ in config /u01/app/oracle/product/tmp/11export_bundle.jar ssi

Importing the jar file failed with the below errors:


2017-02-10 23:28:55 INFO About to copy the following configuration items: < informUser>
2017-02-10 23:28:55 INFO Will copy to domain home: /u01/app/oracle/config12.2.1.2/bi/config/fmwconfig/biconfig/OBIPS/instanceconfig.xml < informUser>
2017-02-10 23:28:55 SEVERE An error occurred during import: Target '/u01/app/oracle/config12.2.1.2/bi/config/fmwconfig/biconfig/OBIPS/instanceconfig.xml' not inside top level directory '/u01/app/oracle/product/obiee12.2.1.2'
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Target '/u01/app/oracle/config12.2.1.2/bi/config/fmwconfig/biconfig/OBIPS/instanceconfig.xml' not inside top level directory '/u01/app/oracle/product/obiee12.2.1.2'


Cf) Fusion Middleware Migration Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence

2.4 Importing with the BI Migration Script (|cmd)



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