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OWB Service Startup File 'Null/Owb/Bin/Unix/' Is Not Accessible (Doc ID 464028.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Oracle Warehouse Builder Control Center Service is not available.
When attempting to run $OWB_HOME/owb/rtp/sql/service_doctor.sql from SQLPlus the following is reported:

Platform properties have been loaded correctly
Platform location has been seeded correctly
NLS messages have been loaded correctly
The platform service is not available

> There is a problem accessing the service startup script from the database server
> Here is the detailed error message which contains the name of the start script file:-
> Service startup file 'null/owb/bin/unix/' is not accessible from the database server on instance number 1
> Please verify that the disk containing the file is visible to the database server
> Please verify that the database server account has access rights on the file Connection information stored within the repository is correct

PL/SQL procedure successfully completed.

Additional Information:

  1. All PL/SQL packages and functions are valid 
  2. The Oracle Warehouse Builder Control Center Repository was installed remotely from a Client Machine




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