Error: "No ODBC system data source is defined for Oracle BI Server" When Launching The Oracle BI Administrator In Online Mode Using a Newly Created OBIEE 12c Domain (Doc ID 2290514.1)

Last updated on JULY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Primavera Analytics - Version 16.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to launch the Oracle BI Administrator in online mode using a newly created OBIEE 12c domain, the following error occurs:

ERROR
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No ODBC system data source is defined for Oracle BI Server.  Please set it up first.


STEPS TO REPRODUCE
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The following steps can be utilized to reproduce the error:

  1. Browse to $BIDomain\bitools\bin
  2. Launch admintool.cmd (if windows)
  3. Select File > Open > Online (or select the blue folder icon)
  4. Note the error which occurs

Cause

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