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Oracle Analytics - HA Configuration Errors: MachineName cannot be longer than 32 characters (Doc ID 2723680.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 29, 2020

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Applications Consumer - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


You are configuration HA for OBIA setup and facing the following error

Your node1 machine name is "" and had no problem.

The issue only occurs during HA configuration with Node 2 name.

The reference document is below:

Configuring Oracle BI Applications for High Availability

Below are your configured parameters

1. Update input.txt with below contents

2. Execute the following script on node1 to clone machine and bi server and update global cache settings:
On Node One:
$ORACLE_HOME/bi/biapps/scripts/ /dusa33/oraclebi/OBIEE12C_Stage/input.txt

got the error while the above script was being executed:

Problem invoking WLST - Traceback (innermost last):
  File "/dusa33/oraclebi/fmw/122/Oracle_Home/bi/modules/", line 16, in ?
  File "/dusa33/oraclebi/fmw/122/Oracle_Home/bi/lib/bi-sysman-syscomps-impl.jar!/wlstScriptDir/", line 124, in cloneBIMachine
  at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance0(Native Method)
  at sun.reflect.NativeConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingConstructorAccessorImpl.newInstance(
  at java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(

java.lang.Exception: java.lang.Exception: MachineName cannot be longer than 32 characters: "", (specify a shorter name via machineName parameter)

Error: Could not create clone to new machine
Configuring HA task - Step 1 is completed.


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