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Obiee 11g installation

  1. 1. “Installation of OBIEE 11G R1 (” This document briefs you the step by step approach to download OBIEE 11g setup files, run RepositoryCreation Utility, Installation and configuration of OBIEE 11g, with prerequisites and configuring thesystem before installation.History: Version Description Author Publish Date Change 0.1 Initial Draft Hitesh Mankar 2nd -May-2011 0.1 1st Review Amit Sharma - May-2011 Table of ContentsOBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 1
  2. 2. 1. Prerequisites……………………………………………………………………………032. How to download installation files…………………………………………………033. How to extract the setup file………………………………………………………….045. How to configure Database Server…………………………………………………046. How install Repository Creation Utility (RCU)…………… …………………….068. Installation and configuration of Loopback Adapter……………………………..089. Installation and Configuration of OBIEE 11g…………………………………….1110. Post Check and Validate Installation……………………………………………18OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 2
  3. 3. 1). PrerequisitesOBIEE 11gR1 ( Supported Platforms and Operating SystemsOperating System Support • Oracle / Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (Update 7+), 5 (Update 3+) • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (SP1+), 11 • Windows XP Professional with SP3 • Windows 2003 with SP2/R2+ • Windows Server 2008 with SP1+ • Windows Server 2008 R2Database support for Repository Creation • Oracle ,, • IBM DB2 9.1+, 9.5+, 9.7+ • MS SQL Server 2005, 2008 • Teradata 12, 13Hardware Specification • Disk Space: 20GB or more • Available Memory: 4GB or more • Temp Space: 950MB or more • Swap Space: 3GB or more • CPU: dual-core Pentium, 1.5GHz or greaterFor more details about prerequisites download certification matrix from below link. Download installation setup files.Download Link OBIIEE 11g and additional Software Repository Creation Utility from below link. 11g Installation V1 | 3
  4. 4. 3). Extract the OBIEE 11g setup files and Repository component in separate folders.3.1). Put the extracted repository creation utility folder into the same drive where the operating system isinstalled. Extracted files will store in a new folder named rcu_home.3.2) Extract all the setup files of OBIEE 11g in a single folder.4). Check out the prerequisites once again for your system.This installation is done on below platform1. Operating System: - Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit) with2. Database Server : - MS SQL Server 2005 (For repository creation)3. RAM : - 4GB4. Processor : - Core i3 2.93 GHz5. Disk space : - 50 GB6. Software’s :- Microsoft .Net Frame Work 2.0, Mozilla 4.0 and Internet Explorer 7.05). Configure database server.5.1) Now create a new database into database.Set the initial size for database (this will require to store the repository) you can set it later.200 MB to 300 MB is recommended.5.2). Create new user and grant it the roles public and sysadmin.Enter the login name and select the database crated in earlier step from dropdown list.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 4
  5. 5. Click ok.5.3). Use case-sensitive collation in order that the database can reflect any case-sensitivity in yourrepository naming conventions.Run this sql command ALTER DATABASE OBI COLLATE Latin1_General_CS_AS(This command is for UK English installation, for US locale installation useLatin1_General_CP1_CS_AS)5.4). Activate the mechanism of row versioning, so it`s require to enable Read Commit Snapshot.Run this command ALTER DATABASE OBI SET READ_COMMITTED_SNAPSHOT ON5.5). Navigate into rcu_home folder(rcuHomercuintegrationepmregistryscriptssqlserver) and open createfr.sql fileinto notepad or wordpad for editing.Replace each semi colon terminator and change every instance of SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS tobe Latin1_General_CS_AS to reflect specific UK settings.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 5
  6. 6. 6). Create RCU using Repository Creation Utility software.6.1) Run the rcu.bat from C:rcuHomeBIN to open the main RCU installer. (RepositoryCreation Utility the welcome screen and then chose “Create” to create and load component schemas into thedatabase.6.2). Change Database Type to Microsoft SQL Server. Enter Database Connection Details like server nameand port number. Also enter database name, username and password that you created earlier. (You canuse the default system user name and password also).Click on next to start the pre-requisite checks.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 6
  7. 7. 6.3). Enter DEV into create a prefix box and select components as shown in the screen shot. Click the Business Intelligence check box. This automatically selects the Metadata Services (MDS) and Business Intelligence Platform schemas, which are required by Oracle Business Intelligence. It will check prerequisites for schema and its owner.Click OK to close the Checking Prerequisite screen. Fix errors if they appear before continuing.6.4). Create a password for all the schemas.Specify the password same for below 2 different schemas .Be aware of the current setup related issue with RCU schema password (Seems to be an Oracle Bug) . Two different schemas’s having different password or the password having underscore (‘_’) character causing issue while set up OBIEE 11g Fusion Middleware .Hence for the current situation keep password simple and same for both schema’s as ‘rcu’ .This password will be reused later during OFMW11g setup.Click “Next” and take a look at the summary.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 7
  8. 8. 6.5). Click “Create” and off it goes.6.6).All that’s left is to take a look at the summary and click “Close”. RCU has been created successfully and hence close the window. 6.7). The SQL scripts and theinstallation log can be found in below referencelocation of the executed batch file.7). Installing and configuring Loopback Adapter for DHCP computers.If you are using dynamic IP Address and don’t have permanent IP Address then you need to configureMicrosoft default Loopback address after installing Microsoft Loopback Adapter and if you have7.1). Click on Start button and got to Control Panel  Add Hardware.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 8
  9. 9. 7.2). Click Next in welcome screen Select – Yes, I have already connect the hardware.7.3). Click Add a new Hardware device from Add Hardware Wizard  Click Next.7.4). Select install the hardware that Imanually select form a list (Advanced) and then  click on Next.7.5) Select Network adapters  Click on Next.7.6) Select Microsoft from Manufacturer pane and Select Microsoft Loopback Adapterfrom Network Adapter tab.7.7). Click Next in the next screen to start installation of Microsoft Loopback Adapter.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 9
  10. 10. 7.8). Click Finish button to complete installation in the next screen.7.9). Go to My network places Right click and open Properties.7.10). Open properties of newly created Loopback adapter (Local Area Connection 2).7.11). Select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Click on Properties.7.12). Select Use the following IP address radio button and enter IP address and Subnet Maskdetails.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 10
  11. 11. Click ok to save these settings to create a static IP and check the connection status. Now you can start to install OBIEE 11g.8). Install OBIEE 11g.8.1) Execute the setup from the disk18.2) Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) pre-requisite verification started.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 11
  12. 12. 8.3) Click Next on Welcome screen.8.4). Select the “Installation Type” as ‘Simple’ and click on next button.This is easiest and recommendedfor first try .All the parameters will be set by default. A. Simple Install:- which is what most developers testing out the software will require, installs a basic OBIEE 11gR1 system along with WebLogic Server, using default values for things like domain names, port numbers and the like. B. Enterprise Install:- gives you a few more options than a Simple Install, letting you customize the name of the WebLogic domain, the WebLogic Managed Server, the ports that are used and so on. If you need to vary away from the defaults, or “scale out” an existing installation, choose this option (but for most developers, Simple Install will be fine)OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 12
  13. 13. C. Software Only Install :- will install the OBIEE 11gR1 software (but not WebLogic Server, you need tohave this already installed), but doesn’t set up any “instances” of OBIEE, a similar situation to when youinstall the Oracle Database binaries but don’t configure a database instance.Selecting the Simple Install option will move you on to the next page for the installer, which thenprompts you to select a “middleware home” directory for installation.8.5) Installer Prerequisites checks automatically.8.6). Create a Middleware home directory. All of the OBIEE 11g installation will go into this directory (there are no longer OracleBI, or OracleBIData directories they will store separately from Middleware home directory), including the binaries and the “OBIEE instance” files, creating a separation in 11gR1 between those files that are static – the binaries and configuration file templates – and those that change over time, which include the configuration files, repositories, XML files and web catalog.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 13
  14. 14. 8.7) Enter credential for weblogic Server. Enter a username and password for the WebLogic Server. In 11gR1 there is no longer the concept of an Administrator user, and instead you create an administrator user here that becomes the default admin login into OBIEE (and the various WebLogic Server administration tools). 8.8). Configuring the components. Select all components if they will not appear selected by default.8.9). Enter Database and connection Details.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 14
  15. 15. Enter connection details to the database in which you set up the DEV_BIPLATFORM schema. Look backto the connection details which are used for the RCU and enter these details as shown in screen shot.Specify the security updates or you can skip as you wish.8.10). Finalize the installation. Click on installation button to start the installation. The installationprocess then begins, and starts by installing the supporting WebLogic Server files required for theinfrastructure layer.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 15
  16. 16. 8.11). It will ask you for disk change then use browse button to change the disk and again installationwill start.It proceeds to install what in 11gR1 are called the “System Components”, which in this release are still C++ applications but are managed now by WebLogic.8.12). Once installation has finished, it creates install log files automatically.On the same screen, installation success message will appear.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 16
  17. 17. The configuration process starts with the next screen. Initially, this is concerned with instantiating theWebLogic domain and managed server, together with supporting technologies such as EnterpriseManager and Oracle Web Services Manager.8.13) Within configuration process the BI Server, BI Presentation Server and other system componentsare registered within the WebLogic Server managed server, and OPMN is configured so that it can stop,start and monitor them (more on this in future blog posts).OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 17
  18. 18. If any component gets fails to configure during configuration then click on retry to start configure again.8.14). Next screen will show Complete message. Once check out the configuration, click on savebutton to generate summary details file then click on Finish to finish the installation andconfiguration of OBIEE 11g.9). Post install check.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 18
  19. 19. 9.1).Start the BI Administration Tool to open the sample repositoriesSelect a repository.Enter default password Admin123 as password to open the repository.Have a look of repository (rpd) intoBI Administration Tool.9.2). Go to Start Menu and select All ProgramsOracle Business Intelligence  Start BI Services.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 19
  20. 20. Once you run the Windows Start Menu entry, a DOS box opens up which allows you to type in theWebLogic Server admin username and password, which you set earlier on in the install process.9.3). Once this is entered, a WebLogic Server script then starts the admin server, then the managedserver, the OPMN service any other components, and about five minutes later you should be able to loginto OBIEE 11g, again using the WebLogic Server admin username and password, see the next screenshot of Oracle Business Intelligence instance.Internal view after login.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 20
  21. 21. 9.4) check out with below links to validate the other components with installation.A). For Web Logic Consolehttp://bispobi:7001/consoleB). For Business Intelligence Publisherhttp://bispobi:9704/xmlpserverC). Oracle Enterprise Managerhttp://bispobi:7001/emD). Real-Time Decisions (Microsoft Internet Explorer version 7 and 8 are the only currently supportedbrowsers for Real Time Decisions)http://bispobi:9704/uiType your server name(System/ Computer name) or local host in place of bispobi.OBIEE 11g Installation V1 | 21