Thursday, February 17, 2011

OBIEE11g Customisations Directory

Doing look and feel customisations in OBIEE11g is not harder then in then 10g, you just need to pay attention where you put stuff. Since the weblogic server tend to overwrite stuff during startup and or updates it’s good practice to have a special directory for your customisations. Here is how you do it in WIndows XP.

First create a new folder say D:\OBIEE11gCustom


Set the security so that everbody can see it, if neccesary make it shared:


Next step is to add the folder to the instanceconfig.xml file:







In the next article I will show you how to expose it from the weblogic server.

Till Next Time

Thursday, February 10, 2011

OBIEE Sort order in RPD

Don’t panic if the column order in your RPD suddenly has changed from:




First check if someone (you?) has been playing with the sort options:


Tools > Options > Sort Objects

Till Next Time