Error: Unable to access Oracle Data Integrator repository. You will not be able generate or execute load plans.

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Upon logging to the Oracle Business Intelligence Application’s Configuration Manager system I was greeted with an error message stating the following: “Unable to access Oracle Data Integrator repository. You will not be able generate or execute load plans.”

 

Upon some triage I was able to determine a couple of possible root causes to my issue.

 

  1. Not using the BIAdmin user created during the install process, or, the BIAdmin user account was not created.
  2. Current session was initiated with a set of credentials that haven’t been granted the BIA_ADMINISTRATOR_DUTY  role on weblogic security
  3. Additional roles are missing or not assigned to the credentials initiating the current session

 

After reviewing all possible options and confirming I am using a valid account with the proper roles and permissions I asked my system administrator to restart the server, this fixed my issue. I should have started there but at least I came out of the experience with a better understanding of the roles that control security in my installation of OBIA 11.1.1.7.0.

 

Last resort, if all else fails:

* Make sure after you have regenerated and moved the security files that the file odi.conf is updated to refer to jps-config-jse.xml.

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