Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Oracle Business Intellegence Analytics Installation on Linux Steps

Oracle Business Intellegence Analytics Installation on Linux Steps

OBIA works with in combination of the OBIEE,Informatica and DAC.

The below versions of the components were used to complete the OBIA Installation and Setup.

OBIEE 11g -
Informatica - 9.0.1
Oracle DW Database - 11GR2
Oracle Database Client - 11GR2

Installation of the Server components has been done on Linux server and the Client components was done on Windows server.

Please find the below high level steps of the installation.


Server Installation on Linux

1)Install the Database 11GR2 (In multinode architecture this should be done on Database node)

2)Create the schemas & objects required for OBIEE using RCU (Repository creation utility

3)Install OBIEE 11G and which will also install weblogic

4)Install Informatica server 9.0.1 on Linux

5)Install DAC server on Linux

6)Install Oracle database 11GR2 Client software (in case of DB is in different node)

Client  Installation on Windows

1)Install OBIEE 11G on Client windows machine (use OBIEE windows software

2)Install OBIA on top of the OBIEE installation

3)Install DAC & Informatica client on the windows machine

4)Install OBIEE client tool.

Server Setup & Configuration:

1) Copy the rdp and catalog presentation layer components fron biapps directory to server OBIEE

2) Copy DAC metadata related files to DAC client to DAC server

3) Setup DAC server using script

4) Create DAC connection and create the DAC DataWare house tables

6) Copy information source and config files from windows to linux server


  1. Once the files are copied from Window environment, do we need the window server

  2. Hi Smetana,

    Yes, we need windows machine to run client.

    Hi Naresh,

    Change the DAC version from to

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