OBIEE Repository and Catalog Patch Installation Issues (Doc ID 2240372.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Knowledge - Version 8.5.1.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

For patch 8.5.1.6 when applying the analtyics OBIEE part of the patch there is an error message when OBIEE is at version 11.1.1.7.

Input file 'F:/..../OBIEE_Build_8516.txt
BIFNDN_LABEL =BIFNDN_11.1.1.7.0_WINDOWS.X64_130303.2025
Input file .. has VERSION VERSION=11.1.1.6.0a3, which is deprecated and may not work with this Catalog Manager's VERSION VERSION=11.1.1.7.0a5.
Missing or bad option -offline(path of catalog)

For patch 8.5.1.7, manual changes need to be done at catalog level.

For patch 8.6.1 example of issue when executing the following command

./runcat.sh -cmd applyPatch -inputFile /middleware/Downloads/8.6.1/8.6.1_weblogic/analytics_patch/Analytics/obiee/Upgrade/OBIEE_Build_861.txt -outputFile /middleware/Downloads/8.6.1/8.6.1_weblogic/analytics_patch/Analytics/obiee/Upgrade/OBIEE_Build_861_log1.txt

Error Output:
Input file '/middleware/Downloads/8.6.1/8.6.1_weblogic/analytics_patch/Analytics/obiee/Upgrade/OBIEE_Build_861.txt' has VERSION VERSION=11.1.1.7.0a5, which is deprecated and may not work with this Catalog Manager's VERSION VERSION=11.1.1.7.0c4.

Cause

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