Unable To Create a New Report Using Subject Area In BI Publisher - Error Seen "Unable to retrieve metadata from data model"

(Doc ID 2236421.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Payables Cloud Service - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While in BI Publisher unable to create or edit a report linked to a particular Subject Area due to error "Unable to retrieve metadata from data model".
The subject area causing the issue can vary. Other subject areas seem to be working fine.

In bipublisher.log see error similar to



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