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Oracle BI Applications Installation and Configuration

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition


File Path and Command Conventions
■ The absolute path of the Oracle BI installation directory is OracleBI_HOME.
■ The absolute path of the Oracle BI data directory files is OracleBIData_HOME

For Windows Systems


You specified drive D: as the installation drive:
■ OracleBI_HOME is C:\OracleBI
■ OracleBIData_HOME is C:\OracleBIData

Oracle BI Component Installation Options


Before beginning any installation, you should determine the configuration settings for each of the
installation options. The configuration settings are on the CD, in the installation setup folders:
■ \Server\Oracle_Business_Intelligence\Config\OracleBI_HOME
■ \Server\Oracle_Business_Intelligence\Config\OracleBIData_HOME
For specific types of installation, there can also be additional topics in this Guide:
■ ODBC clients only on remotely-connected laptop computers
See also the following topics:
■ Installing Oracle BI Open Intelligence Interface on page 91
■ Deployment in languages other than English
■ Oracle BI Publisher Reporting Tool
Oracle BI Publisher is deployed in either standalone OC4J or Oracle Application Server,
depending on your installer choices. However, you can also deploy BI Publisher on other J2EE
application servers, such as Tomcat or Websphere. The xmlpserver.ear and xmlpserver.war files
are provided on the Oracle BI EE installer CD-ROM or network, in the following locations:
Server_Ancillary\Oracle_Business_Intelligence_Publisher\generic\xmlpserver.war
Server_Ancillary\Oracle_Business_Intelligence_Publisher\oc4j\xmlpserver.ear

Basic Installation Type


■ Choose the Basic Installation type if one of the following is true:
■ You are evaluating the Oracle Business Intelligence product.
■ The Web Server is a J2EE Application Server other than Oracle Application Server.
■ The following are the Basic Installation type requirements and actions:
■ Requires Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0 (J2SE 5.0) or later to be installed before
running the Oracle BI installer.
■ By default, password security is not enabled—the MINIMUM_PASSWORD_LENGTH parameter in
the NQSConfig.INI file is set to 0.
■ Provides a choice to deploy the Presentation Services and Presentation Services Plug-in
either standalone Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J) or in Microsoft IIS, if Microsoft IIS is
installed.
■ Deploys Systems Management, Presentation Services, Presentation Services Plug-in and BI
Publisher into Oracle Containers for J2EE (OC4J).
■ Installs a demonstration application that includes a repository (paint.rpd), presentation
catalog, and XML data source.
Relationships Between Oracle BI Infrastructure Components
Before you run the Oracle Business Intelligence installer, you should have completed the third-party software
installations.
1. Java SDK 1.5.0 or later
For example, jdk-1_5_0_18-windows-i586-p for windows
- Double Click installer file
- Click Next

- Enter the JAVA installation path


- Change the directory to C:\j2sdk1.5 and Click Next

- Install J2SE Runtime Environment and Click Next


- Waiting J2SE Runtime untill install Finish

- Click Finish
2. Install Oracle Client Software (Oracle Client 11g)
- Double click setup.exe and Click Next

- Specify Inventory directory then Click Next


- Select Installation Type > select Administrator

- Setting Installation Location and Click Next


- Product-Specific Prerequisite Checks > Click Next

- Summary Installation
- Wait until Install Oracle 11g Client Finish
1. Installation Oracle Business Intelligence
To run the Oracle BI installer under Windows OS
1. Double-click setup.exe. The InstallShield window appears.

2. Provide the requested input for each screen.


3. To continue to the next screen, click Next. To return to a previous screen, click Back.
4. To exit from the installer, click Cancel.
5. To view the help page for each screen, click Help.
6. The default select Complete

7. Input the JAVA_HOME directory and oc4jadmin password


8. Input Account and password for services running

9. Select Error Message Language(English)


10. The meanings and default for each installer screen are listed in

11. Click Next and will show the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
12. Click Finish for Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0

13. Wait until install Finish will be appears


14. The dialog will be show as screen

15. Click Next will appears the Oracle Business Intelligence Installation Summary
16. Click Next Finish installation

2. Installing Individual Oracle BI Components

1. Installing Oracle BI Open Intelligence Interface


This topic may apply if your deployment includes remote machine connection to Oracle BI Servers over a
network.
The Open Intelligence Interface installer installs the following components to remote client machines:
■ OracleBI Directory
■ jdbc
■ server\Bin
■ server\Document
■ server\Locale
■ server\Log
■ uninstall\_jvm\bin\client
■ OracleBIData Directory
■ tmp (folder is empty)
To install the Oracle Business Intelligence Open Intelligence Interface Ancillary Client
1. In the folder Client_Ancillary\Oracle_Business_Intelligence_Open_Intelligence_Interface, click setup.exe.
2. The meanings and default for each screen and prompt for the Oracle Business Intelligence Open
Intelligence Interface.
3. Provide the requested input for each screen. To continue to the next screen, click Next. To return
to a previous screen, click Back.
4. Enter the Installation Location and Data Location
5. Select the Errpr Message Language(English(US))
6. The summary information will be show as screen

7. Wait untill installation and Click Next


8. The wizard requires that you restart, select NO and Click Finish
2. Installing Briefing Book Reader
Oracle Business Intelligence Briefing Book Reader can be installed on laptop computers. It is a
Windows application that provides a way to save static and linked dashboard content for viewing
offline. Users specify dashboard pages for immediate or scheduled download. Key reports and
dashboards can be reviewed and evaluated while disconnected from the network.
To install the Oracle BI Briefing Book Reader under Windows
1. From the installation CD-ROM folder
Client_Ancillary\Oracle_Business_Intelligence_Briefing_Book_Reader, or from the network
location that contains the Briefing Book Reader files, run the program setup.exe.
2. The installation wizard window appears and prompts you through each screen.
To continue to the next screen, click Next. If you need to return to a previous screen, click Back.

3. Oracle Business Intelligence Briefing Book Reader Summary installed


4. Wait untill install Finish and Click Finish

The list as below can be install later.


- Oracle BI Office Plug-In
- Oracle BI Publisher Desktop
3. Installing BI Publisher Enterprise into OC4J 10.1.3.1
1. From the Oracle BI Publisher product media, navigate to the install directory. Run the program
setup.exe.
2. The installation program window appears and prompts you through each screen. Provide the
requested input for each screen
3. To continue to the next screen, click Next. To return to a previous screen, click Back.

4. Specify file locations. Accept the default drive and directories, or click Browse to change them.
Do not change the Source Path. You may accept the default Destination Name and Path or
change them as you wish.
5. Select installation type. The installation type screen allows you to choose between Basic and
Advanced installs. The Basic type installs BI Publisher into a standalone OC4J bundled within the
install. The Advanced type installs BI Publisher into an existing Oracle Application Server 10.1.3.1
(or later). Select Basic.

6. Choose your OC4J Administrator (oc4jadmin) password. The Basic install provides a standalone
OC4J. Enter the password you wish to use for this OC4J. The Administrator password must be a
minimum of 5 characters, maximum of 30 characters, and include at least one digit.
7. Review the summary information, which lists the components to be installed and shows the installation location
and size. Click Install to begin the installation and display the Install screen.
2. Installing Oracle Business Intelligence Applications Software
To install Oracle Business Intelligence Applications on Windows
1. Access the installation files on the installation CD-ROM, and then run the program setup.exe to
display the Welcome page.

2. Click Next to display the Oracle Business Intelligence infrastructure and Java SDK directory location
page.
3. Enter or browse for the location for the Oracle Business Intelligence infrastructure (for example,
<DRIVE>:\OracleBI\), the Oracle Business Intelligence infrastructure data (for example,
<DRIVE>:\OracleBIData\), and the Java SDK (for example, <DRIVE>:\jdk1.5).
4. Click Next to display the Select Oracle Business Intelligence Applications page.
5. At the Select Oracle Business Intelligence Applications page, select the applications that you want to
install, then click Next.

6. If you selected more than one application on the Select Oracle Business Intelligence Applications
page, click Next at the informational page.
7. At the summary page, review the summary information and click Next to start the installation.
8. Click Finish.
When the installation is complete, verify that the following directories or files are
installed:
■ The DAC folder.
■ The dwrep folder.
■ The Oracle Business Intelligence Applications repository file named
EnterpriseBusinessAnalytics.rpd in the OracleBI\server\Repository folder.
■ The Presentation Catalog in the OracleBIData\web\catalog folder. The
Presentation Catalog is provided as a zipped file named
EnterpriseBusinessAnalytics.zip and will need to be unzipped before it can be
used.
– Language files (for the languages available for Oracle BI Applications) in
OracleBIData\web\res folder.
– Seed Data folder containing localization files.
– Upgrade folder containing repository files from previous versions of Oracle BI
Application and Siebel Analytics Application releases.
Notes
■ The credentials required to log into the EnterpriseBusinessAnalytics.rpd file using
the Oracle Business Intelligence Administration Tool are:
– Username: Administrator
– Password: SADMIN
■ Refer to the Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition or Oracle Business
Intelligence Standard Edition One documentation for more information on
working with the repository and Presentation Catalog.