Running OBIEE 12c Baseline Validation Tool (BVT) Failed with Error 'java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Parameter 'directory' is not a directory'

(Doc ID 2377003.1)

Last updated on MAY 08, 2018

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Server Enterprise Edition - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running OBIEE 12c Baseline Validation Tool (BVT) Failed with Error 'java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Parameter 'directory' is not a directory.'

1. Download the latest OracleBI-BVT.zip and extract the contents to a suitable directory. This tool is distributed as part of the BI Client package.
    When the BI Client package is extracted, the tool is located in the .\bi\components\oracle.bi.bvt folder.

2. Prepare the testconfig.xml. Change the <AnalyticsURL>, <XmlpURL>, <UserName> and <Password> according to your system environment.

 3. Open the command line and run.

Can not run OracleBI Baseline Validation Tool (OracleBI-BVT) due to the errors:

C:\Oracle\Middleware\Oracle_Home\bi\components\oracle.bi.bvt\OracleBI-BVT\bin>obibvt -config testconfig20180301.xml -deployment PostUpgrade
SEVERE: Result folder: Results\PostUpgrade

Throwable: Parameter 'directory' is not a directory
Thread[main,5,main]
SEVERE: Unhandled Exception
SEVERE: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Parameter 'directory' is not a directory

at org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils.validateListFilesParameters(FileUtils.java:545)
at org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils.listFiles(FileUtils.java:521)
at org.apache.commons.io.FileUtils.listFiles(FileUtils.java:691)
at com.oracle.biee.bvt.UpgradeTool.loadPlugins(UpgradeTool.java:537)
at com.oracle.biee.bvt.UpgradeTool.runPluginTests(UpgradeTool.java:644)
at com.oracle.biee.bvt.UpgradeTool.run(UpgradeTool.java:812)
at com.oracle.biee.bvt.UpgradeTool.main(UpgradeTool.java:999)

 

 

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