BI Publisher JDBC Connection to Oracle BI Server Data Source Does Not Return Data and Gives Error: Could Not Establish Connection (Doc ID 2147423.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Suite Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.1.7.150120 and later
Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 1.0.0.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using OBIEE 11.1.1.7.150120 version and BI Publisher/Xmlpserver, and attempting to set-up Oracle BI Server as a Data Source for BI Publisher.  Created a JDBC connection and the following error occurs:


ERROR
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Error
Could not establish connection.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Go to: /xmplserver URL
2. Select Administration > JDBC > Update Data Source: Orcle BI EE
3. Set the following:

Driver Type: Oracle BI Server
Database Driver Class: oracle.bi.jdbc.AnaJdbcDriver
Connection String: jdbc:oraclebi://10.111.11.111:9713/

Check "Use System User"

This error occurs with multiple variations of the connection string (i.e. hostname, fully qualified host name or IP).  When this issue occurs, the following errors are seen in the bipublisher.log:

 

Cause

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