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Restoring An OBIEE 11g Migration Bundle Fails In Oracle Analytics Server 2023 Installed On MS Windows (Doc ID 2978416.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 06, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Analytics Server - Version 2023 to 2023 [Release 23]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Migrating from Oracle Business Intelligence 11g to Oracle Analytics Server (OAS) 2023 fails when OAS is deployed on the MS Windows OS platform.  

When migrating using the OAS Console (Snapshots > Page menu > Migrate > Upload and Restore BI EE11g Migration Bundle), the following error is observed:

Import failed.
Failed to import the 11g migration bundle '<jar file>'.
11g migration failed.

The migration also fails when migrating using the command line.

On reviewing the <DOMAIN_HOME>\servers\bi_server1\logs\bi_server1-diagnostic.log, the following is observed:

[NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.bi.migration.plugin.metadata] ... WEBCAT plugin log file is : <MIGRATION_FOLDER>
[ERROR] [] [oracle.bi.migration.plugin.metadata] ... Metadata plugin returned false after transformation: WEBCAT
[NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.bi.migration.plugin.metadata] ... WEBCAT metadata plugin ERROR messages are:
[ERROR] [] [oracle.bi.migration.plugin.metadata] ... Failed to export webcat group jazn file : <DOMAIN_HOME>\<MIGRATION_FOLDER>\web_catalog_groups_jazn-data_<timestamp>.xml
[ERROR] [] [oracle.bi.migration.plugin.metadata] ... Webcat groups jazn file generation failed.

On reviewing the <MIGRATION_FOLDER>\webcattransformplugin.0.0.log file, the following is observed:

[INFO]: # Command : -cmd report -forceOutputFile <DOMAIN_HOME>\<MIGRATION_FOLDER>\web_catalog_groups_jazn-data_<timestamp>.xml -type Accounts -accounts group;;* -fields Account Name:Group Members -folder / -jaznFormat -readOnly -offline <DOMAIN_HOME>\tmp\migration\tmp\migration-bundle-plugin-data<id>\PerPluginTemp\metadata\11gExtracted\metadata\runtime\content\catalog
[INFO]: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
[INFO]: Missing or bad option "-forceOutputFile : No such path".
[INFO]: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
...

[SEVERE]: Failed to export webcat group jazn file : <DOMAIN_HOME>\<MIGRATION_FOLDER>\web_catalog_groups_jazn-data_<timestamp>.xml
[SEVERE]: Webcat groups jazn file generation failed.
[INFO]: **** Outputs ****
[INFO]: Plugin status : Failed
[INFO]: Baseline Content : null
[INFO]: Runtime Content : <DOMAIN_HOME>\tmp\migration\tmp\migration-bundle-plugin-data<id>\PerPluginTemp\metadata\11gExtracted\metadata\runtime\content
[INFO]: Log File Path : <MIGRATION_FOLDER>
[INFO]: Catalog Groups Jazn File : <DOMAIN_HOME>\<MIGRATION_FOLDER>\web_catalog_groups_jazn-data_<timestamp>.xml

Cause

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