Showing posts with label OBIEE12C. Show all posts
Showing posts with label OBIEE12C. Show all posts

Sunday, February 4, 2018


DEV_IAU : Audit Services
DEV_IAU_VIEWER : Audit Services Viewer
DEV_IAU_APPEND : Audit Services Append
DEV_BIPLATFORM : Business Intelligence Platform
DEV_MDS : Metadata Services
DEV_WLS : WebLogic Services
DEV_WLS_RUNTIME : Runtime WebLogic Services
DEV_OPSS : Oracle Platform Security Services
DEV_STB : Common Infrastructure Services

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Steps for checking prerequisites before installing OBIEE 12c on LINUX machine

1. Checking RPMs :

Below rpms must be present on the machine before we start the installation

2. Checking GNU libc version “recommended at least 2.12 “

3. Environment Variables

LD_ASSUME_KERNEL environment variable should not be set

4. SELinux should be disabled for installation

5. Configuring Kernel Parameters

Minimum required kernel version is 2.6.32

Change the user limits in /etc/security/limits.conf as below

6. Configuring Security Parameters

Add the following lines to /etc/sysctl.conf

7.  Processor Requirements

Requires a minimum of 1-GHz CPU.

8.  Memory Requirements

Minimum Disk space 160 GB or more
Minimum Memory 16GB or more for 64 bit operating systems
Minimum 8GB Swap space

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Steps to configure custom styles and logo in OBIEE 12c

  1.      Extract the file structure of a new skin
  2.      Rename THE SKIN NAME
  3.      Change the skin files
  4.      Deploy the shared folder as application in weblogic
  5.   Modify the instanceconfig.xml file
  6.      Restart the BI Presentation Service
  7.       Viewing the Modifications

Extract the file structure of the new skin:

Make a temporary directory at any location on the server and copy the bicustom-template.ear file to this temp directory

Extract the ear file

Extract the bicustom.war file

Now make a directory with name analyticsRes under the path $ORACLE_HOME/user_projects/domains/bi/servers/obips1

Move res and WEB-INF folders to newly created analyticsRes folder

Rename the skin name:
Browse to  $ORACLE_HOME/user_projects/domains/bi/servers/obips1/analyticsRes/res and rename the s_Custom directory to the name you wish

Update this name in filemap.xml file under res folder

Change the skin files:
Replace the logo image file you want to display on analytics page with oracle_logo.png under the location $ORACLE_HOME/user_projects/domains/bi/servers/obips1/analyticsRes/res/s_test/master with same name

Deploy the shared folder as application in weblogic:
In the weblogic console, go to deployment,
Click on lock and edit
Install the new application

Click on install

Specify the path and select analyticsRes directory and click on next

Select install this deployment as an application and click on next

Select bi_cluster as target and click on next

Select I will make the deployment accessible from following location and click on next

Select yes, take me to the deployment’s configuration screen and click on Finish

Click on configuration tab and add /analyticsRes to context Root and click on save

Click ok

Click on activate changes

Now start the newly created application
Click on deployments
Select the analyticsRes checkbox in the deployments table and click on start and then select Servicing all requests

Click yes

Newly created application was started successfully

Modifying instanceconfig.xml file:
Browse to $ORACLE_HOME/user_projects/domains/bi/config/fmwconfig/biconfig/OBIPS and modify the UI section and add the URL section in the instanceconfig.xml file as below

Save and close the file

Changing the title from Oracle Business Intelligence to CUSTOM NAME you want

Browse to $ORACLE_HOME/bi/bifoundation/web/msgdb/l_en/messages
Open the file productmessages.xml
Rename Oracle Business Intelligence to Ravi Kumar Lanke

Change the below line from 

<WebMessage name="kmsgHeaderBIBrandName"><TEXT>Oracle Business Intelligence</TEXT></WebMessage>


<WebMessage name="kmsgHeaderBIBrandName"><TEXT>Ravi Kumar Lanke</TEXT></WebMessage>

Save and close the file
Restart the obiee components and Login to analytics page and check

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