OdiImportObject Fails With Different Errors Depending On The ODI Object Type That Is Been Imported

(Doc ID 2296099.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Data Integrator - Version 11.1.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Data Integrator (ODI) 12c, the OdiImportObject tool fails with different errors depending on the object that is been imported:

The same behavior also affects ODI 11g, where a slightly different error message would be received:

$ ./sh startcmd.sh OdiImportObject -FILE_NAME=/app/result/testproject.xml -IMPORT_MODE=DUPLICATE
OracleDI: Starting Command : OdiImportObject -FILE_NAME=/app/result/testproject.xml -IMPORT_MODE=DUPLICATE ...
java.lang.RuntimeException: oracle.odi.oditools.OdiToolException: Error while running ODI Tool OdiImportObject
  at oracle.odi.oditools.OdiAbstractToolRunner$4.doAction(OdiAbstractToolRunner.java:243)
  at oracle.odi.core.persistence.dwgobject.DwgObjectTemplate.execute(DwgObjectTemplate.java:186)
  at oracle.odi.oditools.OdiAbstractToolRunner.executeConnectedCoreTool(OdiAbstractToolRunner.java:230)
  at oracle.odi.oditools.OdiAbstractToolRunner.access$0(OdiAbstractToolRunner.java:205)
  ...

Cause

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