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OBIEE 12c: "HTTP 401 Unauthorized" Error While Using the Script (Doc ID 2395138.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2020

Applies to:

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


You are trying to use the script to download/upload a RPD and you get an error:

<DOMAIN_HOME>/bitools/bin/ downloadrpd -O <RPD filename> -W <RPD password> -U <cred user> -P <cred password> -SI <service instance>
Connection failed, the server processes may be down, the host name, port number, service instance, or protocol (http/https) may be incorrect. Please check server logs, such as bi-lcm-rest.log.0 and obis1-diagnostic.log.

If you check the bi-lcm-rest.log.0 (under <DOMAIN_HOME>/servers/bi_server1/logs) this is seen:

<timestamp> INFO - 1 * Server responded with a response on thread [ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '16' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (self-tuning)'
1 < 500
1 < Content-Type: application/json
{"fullStacktrace":[" : HTTP 401 Unauthorized","",....


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