BI Publisher Login Error "Server not initialized. Please make sure the repository is ready" (Doc ID 2061913.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.6.5 to 11.1.1.9.0 [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Trying to access BI Publisher login url .../xmlpserver, an error appears on the UI instead of login page:

Error: Server not initialized. Please make sure the repository is ready.

The bi_server.out file contains the below error:

oracle.xdo.servlet.CreateException: Failed to retrieve a Config Provider. Make sure that your repository is correctly setup

  

Changes

A BI Publisher only installation, not full OBIEE suite.

No changes done in the environment.

Cause

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