Tuesday, February 8, 2011

OBIEE 11g Installation

OBIEE 11g Installation

This article is in continuation from my previous post, and a reference for the installation and configuration of OBIEE 11g R1. 

OBIEE 11g R1 Installation Files

The installation files were downloaded from Oracle Technology Network.

To reiterate, my Machine has the following configuration:
Intel Core Duo 2.2 GHz / 3GB / Windows 2003 R2 EE

System Requirements and Specifications are available here.

This article is a run-book that provides guidelines for installing and configuring OBIEE 11g on a single computer using the Simple Installation option.
We can install the following components:
·         Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (Answers, Dashboards, Delivers, Repository Administration Tool, Office, and Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher)
·         Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher
·         Oracle Real-Time Decisions

Starting OBIEE 11g Installation

1.     Extract the downloaded .zip files in a directory called OBIEE_INSTALL_FILES.
2.     Go to \OBIEE_INSTALL_FILES\Disk1 and run setup.exe

3.     Welcome Screen comes up

4.     Click Next. This will check if the pre requisites are met.

Rectify errors if any before continuing. Click Next.

5.     Select Installation Type

Select Simple Install type and click Next.

6.     Specify Installation Location

OBIEE 11g Installer designates this directory as the Middleware home. OBIEE 11g Installer also creates the Oracle home, Instance home, WebLogic home, and Domain home within this location.
Specify the directory, click Next.

7.     Administrator Details

Specify the user name and password for the system administrator. Click Next. I selected weblogic as username and weblogic as password.
8.     Configure Components

Check the required components and click Next. I selected all components.
9.     Oracle Database Details

Enter the required database details. Connect string is defined as hostname:port:servicename
Use the prefix as defined during installation of bi schemas using RCU.

10.  Specify Security Updates

This step is optional. Click Next. If you do not provide the information you will be presented with the following window.

Click Yes and continue.

11.  Installation Summary

This screen describe your settings as selected for the installation.
Click Install to start the installation.
12.  Installation Progress Screen 

This screen shows the progress of installation
Click Next when the installation is complete.

13.  Configuration Progress Screen

Click Next when configuration finishes.

14.  Installation Completed Screen

You can save the summary details by clicking Save File. Once done Click Finish completes the installation process. This opens a web browser to display your Oracle Business Intelligence instance.

Once the installation completes check the following URLs.
Oracle Business Intelligence-> http://localhost:9704/analytics
Enterprise Manager-> http://localhost:7001/em

After installing OBIEE I used the guidelines provided here to deploy SampleApp.



1 comment:

  1. Hello Deepak,

    Great article. Thank you.
    I used the simple install on MS 64 bit windows operating system.
    Install was successful but when I use the three urls you have provided for EM, Analytics and Web logic server, the Analytics url does not work, I get Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to localhost:9704
    I appreciate if you can provide a lead how to fix this problem.

    Thank you