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OBIEE 12c: Configuration Failed At 42% with error "0D07A097:asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_mbstring_ncopy:string too long" In Running Config.cmd (Doc ID 2424429.1)

Last updated on MARCH 10, 2021

Applies to:

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


While running Config.cmd on Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) 2016 on Azure virtual machine (VM), at step 8 of 9, progress 42%, the configuration fails with error.
[2018-06-28T03:14:26.298+00:00] [bi] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 38] [ecid: 0000MH4MqSr6MQOUmi1zWJ1RD4yg000004,0] 'createOpensslUnsignedCertificate' In C:\Oracle\Middleware\bi\bin\..\..\user_projects\domains\bi\tmp\bi\ssl\cmd Running: [cmd, /C, start, /b, "BI", /WAIT, C:\Oracle\Middleware\bi\bin\..\..\bi\bifoundation\server\bin\openssl.exe, req, -new, -sha256, -keyout, C:\Oracle\Middleware\bi\bin\..\..\user_projects\domains\bi\tmp\bi\ssl\certs\javakey.pem, -out, C:\Oracle\Middleware\bi\bin\..\..\user_projects\domains\bi\tmp\bi\ssl\certs\javacertreq.txt, -passout, stdin, -subj, /CN=<hostname_is_too_long_to_be_processed_for_the_java_crypto_tool>/OU=Business Intelligence/O=Oracle/C=US] with env {OPENSSL_CONF=C:\Oracle\Middleware\bi\bin\..\..\user_projects\domains\bi\config\fmwconfig\biconfig\core\ssl\openssl.cnf}
[2018-06-28T03:14:26.939+00:00] [bi] [NOTIFICATION] [] [] [tid: 38] [ecid: 0000MH4MqSr6MQOUmi1zWJ1RD4yg000004,0] [createOpensslUnsignedCertificate-ERR] Generating a 2048 bit RSA private key[[
[createOpensslUnsignedCertificate-ERR] ..................................................+++
[createOpensslUnsignedCertificate-ERR] ...+++
[createOpensslUnsignedCertificate-ERR] writing new private key to 'C:\Oracle\Middleware\bi\bin\..\..\user_projects\domains\bi\tmp\bi\ssl\certs\javakey.pem'
[createOpensslUnsignedCertificate-ERR] -----
[createOpensslUnsignedCertificate-ERR] problems making Certificate Request
[createOpensslUnsignedCertificate-ERR] 5052:error:0D07A097:asn1 encoding routines:ASN1_mbstring_ncopy:string too long:.\crypto\asn1\a_mbstr.c:158:maxsize=64

The jdk installed in this VM has version of jdk1.8.0_171 that is supported for OBIEE 12C. This version of OBIEE is installed on other Azure VMs before without any issues. But this one seems to be having issues.



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