OBIEE 12c: Accessing Metadata Dictionary URL Fails with 404 Error (Doc ID 2289636.1)

Last updated on JULY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

You have configured the MetaData Dictionary in OBIEE 12c, following the documentation:


Oracle® Fusion Middleware Metadata Repository Builder's Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Generating a Metadata Dictionary

 

For example, the generated URL is:

http://<HOST>:<PORT>/metadatadict/empty/SubjectArea/PRCAT_A_-_Sample_Sales00003903.xml

When accessing the metadata dictionary URL via answers which fails with 404 error.

If you change the URL to use the name of your RPD file instead of "empty" in the URL, it works correctly.

For example:

http://<HOST>:<PORT>/metadatadict/liverpd/SubjectArea/PRCAT_A_-_Sample_Sales00003903.xml

Cause

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