ODI-50045, And java.lang.NullPointerException Message Is Received When Exporting The OBIEE Webcatalog Metadata, And Language Is Set to A Language Different Than English (United States) (Doc ID 1472852.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 11.1.1.5.0 to 11.1.1.6.5 [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The below ODI-50045 message (caused by java.lang.NullPointerException) occurs when exporting the Metadata from an OBIEE Web Catalog, and the Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) refreshlineage.bat/installlineage.bat programs are running on Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit, with the Windows Regional Settings set to Spanish (Spain):

[...]

22-mar-2012 17:46:48 java.awt.Component mixOnHiding
FINA: this = javax.swing.JOptionPane[,0,0,262x119,invalid,layout=java.awt.BorderLayout,alignmentX=0.0,alignmentY=0.0,border=javax.swing.border.EmptyBorder@3a09a47d,flags=392,maximumSize=,minimumSize=,preferredSize=,icon=,initialValue=,message=ODI-50047: ubicación no válida para OBIEE_INSTANCE_HOME: C:\oracle\obi11\Oracle_BI1. ,messageType=ERROR_MESSAGE,optionType=DEFAULT_OPTION,wantsInput=false]; isLightweight = true

[...]

22-mar-2012 17:46:56 sun.awt.im.InputContext activateInputMethod
FINA: Current client component javax.swing.JButton[Next,425,0,80x22,alignmentX=0.0,alignmentY=0.5,border=javax.swing.plaf.BorderUIResource$CompoundBorderUIResource@5e4be2cc,flags=424,maximumSize=,minimumSize=,preferredSize=,defaultIcon=,disabledIcon=,disabledSelectedIcon=,margin=javax.swing.plaf.InsetsUIResource[top=1,left=2,bottom=1,right=1],paintBorder=true,paintFocus=true,pressedIcon=,rolloverEnabled=false,rolloverIcon=,rolloverSelectedIcon=,selectedIcon=,text=Siguiente >,defaultCapable=true]

22-mar-2012 17:46:56 oracle.odi.obilineage.lineage.ui.util.ODILineageUtil logDebug
FINA: validate_page

22-mar-2012 17:46:56 oracle.odi.obilineage.adapter.bi.BIAdapter exportAnalyticsEngineMetadata
INFO: Exportando metadatos de OBIEE...

22-mar-2012 17:46:59 oracle.odi.obilineage.adapter.bi.BIAdapter exportAnalyticsEngineMetadata
FINA: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
  at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
  at com.siebel.analytics.web.catalogmanager.commands.Command.runCmd(Command.java:443)
  at com.siebel.analytics.web.catalogmanager.commands.Command.processCmdLine(Command.java:654)
  at com.siebel.analytics.web.catalogmanager.CatalogManager.start(CatalogManager.java:42)
  at org.eclipse.equinox.internal.app.EclipseAppHandle.run(EclipseAppHandle.java:193)
  at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.runApplication(EclipseAppLauncher.java:110)
  at org.eclipse.core.runtime.internal.adaptor.EclipseAppLauncher.start(EclipseAppLauncher.java:79)
  at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:386)
  at org.eclipse.core.runtime.adaptor.EclipseStarter.run(EclipseStarter.java:179)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
  at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:39)
  at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25)
  at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597)
  at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.invokeFramework(Main.java:549)
  at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.basicRun(Main.java:504)
  at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.run(Main.java:1236)
  at org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.Main.main(Main.java:1212)
Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException
   at com.siebel.analytics.web.catalogmanager.tools.CMReportHandler.createReportHandler(CMReportHandler.java:355)
   at com.siebel.analytics.web.catalogmanager.tools.CMReportHandler.createReportCmdLine(CMReportHandler.java:339)
   at com.siebel.analytics.web.catalogmanager.commands.ReportCommand.run(ReportCommand.java:172)
   ... 20 more

22-mar-2012 17:46:59 oracle.odi.obilineage.adapter.bi.BIAdapter exportAnalyticsEngineMetadata
FINA: ODI-50045: error al exportar el catálogo web como un archivo plano. Consulte los logs.

[...]

This occurs while running the actions from Section 19.3, "Exporting Metadata from OBIEE and Refreshing the OBIEE Lineage"
(see documentation at http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E15586_01/integrate.1111/e12644/biee_lineage.htm#BABCGJGJ).

The same error also occurs when using the Sample Lite RPD and Web Catalog.

Cause

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