A colleague had a weird problem, he was trying to logon with the admintool to a remote BI server over the ODBC connection.
The credentials were ok, so the problem must be something else.
Checking the ODBC manager revealed that he was using a ODBC with a space in the name “Server 01”
A close look a the connection selection screen of the admin tool revealed that OBIEE “translated” the space to an underscore:
Seems you can’t use space in the ODBC connection, use underscores instead.
Till Next Time