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OBIEE 12c: Use HTTP Compression / Caching in OHS 12c for DV mobile

If you intend to use DV on mobile, in order to improve end user experience over slow mobile 4G/LTE networks (with high latency) it is recommended to install...

If you intend to use DV on mobile, in order to improve end user experience over slow mobile 4G/LTE networks (with high latency) it is recommended to install Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) 12c and implement the following HTTP compression / caching settings in httpd.conf file: #un-comment or add this line LoadModule deflate_module"${PRODUCT_HOME}/modules/mod_deflate.so" <IfModule mod_deflate.c>       SetOutputFilter DEFLATE </IfModule> ExpiresActive On <IfModule mod_expires.c>      ...

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Oracle BI Applications on Platform as a Service (PaaS) - Best Practices

The paper provides Oracle’s Best Practices for deploying on Oracle Business Intelligence on Oracle® Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS), which include Compute,...

The paper provides Oracle’s Best Practices for deploying on Oracle Business Intelligence on Oracle® Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS), which include Compute, Database Cloud (DBCS), and BI Cloud (BICS) services. The following best practice configurations are based on our real world experiences with installing and configuring Oracle BI Applications and Oracle Business Intelligence on Oracle® Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) for key Oracle customers. If below link is not...

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OBIEE 12c: How to Configure OBIEE to Use Static Contents in Other Web Server

Note: In BIEE 11g the static files / stlyes location is <ORACLE_HOME>/bifoundation/web/app/res directory but in BIEE 12c location...

Note: In BIEE 11g the static files / stlyes location is <ORACLE_HOME>/bifoundation/web/app/res directory but in BIEE 12c location is ../domains/bi/servers/obips1/tmp/earmanager/analytics/../res/Below are steps to configure Oracle HTTP Server as the location for static file resource :1. Define a virtual path '/staticfiles' and point it to a physical path '/ohs/bi/bifoundation/web/appv2' by adding a below configuration in httpd.conf file in the OHS instance : Alias /staticfiles...

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OBIEE Login Fails while searching users from a Large MSAD

Author: veera.raghavendra.rao@oracle.comProblem: OBIEE Login Failed due to max timeout to search andretrieve a user from the base DN when there are multiple sub...

Author: veera.raghavendra.rao@oracle.comProblem: OBIEE Login Failed due to max timeout to search andretrieve a user from the base DN when there are multiple sub trees and largeuser store Oracle Support Doc ID: Using User Filter toReduce the Number of Users Retrieved from Microsoft Active Directory (MSAD)(Doc ID 1227144.1) Example: Users are from multiple subtrees like...

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OBIEE 12c: Configuring Kerberos SSO for OBIEE 12c

Author: veera.raghavendra.rao@oracle.com Problem Statement: Existing Whitepaper to ConfigKerberos SSO for OBIEE is not yet updated for OBIEE 12c (1274953.1)...

Author: veera.raghavendra.rao@oracle.com Problem Statement: Existing Whitepaper to ConfigKerberos SSO for OBIEE is not yet updated for OBIEE 12c (1274953.1) Many customers are raising lots of questions when deploying using DES and AES256 encryption. Additionally, since OBIEE 12c, there was some changes in SecurityConfiguration while Enabling SSO, as SSO Provider Option disappeared in OBIEE 12c UI which is creating lots of confusions. Attached are the Documents toconfigure...

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11g to 12c Migration Fails - "common.components.home" is not supplied

Getting "oracle.security.jps.service.idstore.IdentityStoreException: JPS-02600: libOvd required system parameter of "common.components.home" is not supplied in...

Getting "oracle.security.jps.service.idstore.IdentityStoreException: JPS-02600: libOvd required system parameter of "common.components.home" is not supplied in the JVM command line" error while trying to create 11g bar file, please try adding the following parameter as JAVA_OPTIONS the bi-migration command. “-Dcommon.components.home=$MW_HOME/oracle_common” For example: java -jar -Dcommon.components.home=$MW_HOME/oracle_common $MW_HOME/Oracle_BI1/bi-migration-tool.jar out...

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OBIEE 12c: Integrating BI 12c with HFM

The document describes the steps to configure Hyperion Financial Management with OBIEE 12c. Hyperion Financial Management can be used as a data source in OBIEE...

The document describes the steps to configure Hyperion Financial Management with OBIEE 12c. Hyperion Financial Management can be used as a data source in OBIEE 12c. Hyperion Financial Management 11.1.2.3.x and 11.1.2.4.x versions use the ADM thin driver which can be installed and configured on both windows and Linux. HFM communicates with java Host process. Java host should be up and running to import HFM application online or offline. By following the document, one should be...

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OBIEE 12c: Creating a Custom Layer in MapViewer for use with VA

Adding a custom map layer to be used by VA is not trivialbut is straightforward. There are three basic steps: · Convert the map data shapefile to a geoJSONfile. ...

Adding a custom map layer to be used by VA is not trivialbut is straightforward. There are three basic steps: · Convert the map data shapefile to a geoJSONfile.  · Create a metadata configuration file based onthe geoJSON file to be used for display and indexing. · Upload the geoJSON and configuration files toMapViewer. After completing these steps, the new map layer is ready for use in VA. For more details see How To Add A Custom Map Layer (geoJSON) toOBIEE 12c (12.2.1)...

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OBIEE12c: Best Practices Guide for Infrastructure Tuning Oracle® Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 12c (12.2.1)

One of the most challenging aspects of performance tuning is knowing where to begin. This guide describes techniques for monitoring and optimizing the...

One of the most challenging aspects of performance tuning is knowing where to begin. This guide describes techniques for monitoring and optimizing the performance of Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) 12c components. This document is written for people who monitor performance and tune the components in a BI environment. It is assumed that readers know server administration, Oracle® Fusion Middleware (FMW), hardware performance tuning fundamentals, web...

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