Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition 12c Installation Overview

Pre requistics
  1. 64 bit OS is must
  2. Loopback adapter settings
  3. Make sure you unzip the downloaded setup files in the same machine where you’re intended to install obiee. I saw few issues when extracted file is brought from 2008 r2 to win8.
  4. Decide user with whom you’re proceeding with installations and ensure oraInventory access.
  5. Windows Firewall set to Off
  6. JDK 1.8.0_51+
  7. Oracle Database or;
Downloading Software

For downloading required software(s)
Below is the list of software to be downloaded:

  1. Java Developers Kit 8 (JDK8)
    • Download For Linux and Microsoft Windows
  2. Web Logic Server
    • Download Generic (1.4 GB)
  3. Oracle Business Intelligence 12c (
    • for Microsoft Windows x86-64-bit:
    • Download File 1 (1.4 GB)
    • Download File 2 (1.8 GB)
  4. Oracle Business Intelligence Developer Client Tool (
    • Download for Microsoft Windows x86-64-bit (676 MB)
Installation of OBIEE 12c

This installation is divided in to 4 parts as below :

  1. Installing Weblogic 12c : Install Oracle Fusion Middleware Infrastructure (no configuring domain for infrastructure)
  2. Installing Oracle BI 12c
  3. Configuring RCU : run rcu part of /oracle_common/bin to create schema required
    • Set BI_PRODUCT_HOME env variable for ex: C:\oracle\product\Middleware\Oracle_Home\bi
  4. Configuring OBIEE 12c Configure obiee standard topology using 12c configuration assistant

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