PPM data not read by Oracle BI Publisher: Error - XML Parsing Error: no element found

(Doc ID 1477723.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 09, 2015

Applies to:

Primavera Portfolio Management - Version 9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Jan-2013***

Symptoms

On : PPM 9.0 version, Database View

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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Following the documentation in 'Primavera Portfolio Management 9.0 Reporting Views Oracle.pdf', an Oracle database view was created based on a single Scorecard. The view captures the category data that is displayed in the Scorecard. When accessing the view in SQL Developer connecting to the DB as PPM, we are able to see all the values for all the columns. However, when we connect via BI Publisher and execute the same query, an error is generated:

ERROR
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XML Parsing Error: no element found
Location: http://unit1995.oracleads.com:7001/xmlpserver/servlet/xdo
Line Number 4, Column 1:

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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All the view data would display.

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create a view in PPM per documentation in 'Primavera Portfolio Management 9.0 Reporting Views Oracle.pdf
2. Connect to the PPM Oracle DB using BI Publisher and execute the view

BUSINESS IMPACT
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The issue has the following business impact:
We are working with a customer demonstrating their ability to report out of the OPPM database using BI Publisher (and OBIEE).

Cause

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