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Monday, 2 November 2015

Shahed

OBIEE 12c Validation Tool

OBIEE Validation Tool OBIEE 12c


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Oracle BI Baseline Validation Tool is a command-line utility that enables you perform
regression testing on Oracle BI presentation catalogs from any two compatible Oracle
BI 11g systems. You use the tool to extract catalog data from each system and generate
comparison files. You then analyze the comparison files to determine whether any
changes are needed before making a modified catalog available to your user
community.


BI 11.1.1.7 release to release 11.1.1.9. To investigate whether the patch has altered any
of the dashboards and analyses that are most important to your user community, you
perform the following tasks:


1. Run the Oracle BI Baseline Validation Tool against the appropriate catalog folder
in your 11.1.1.7 Presentation Catalog to generate baseline data. You then run the
tool against your 11.1.1.9 catalog to generate the same data from the patched
system.

2. Instruct the tool to generate reports that compare the pre- and post-patch content
of your most important dashboards and analyses.

3. Next, examine the reports and analyze differences. Determine any fixes that are
needed in the 11.1.1.9 deployment before making it available to your user
community.

4. Finally, after making changes to those analyses, run the tool against your new
11.1.1.9 system to generate a new baseline, which you then save for later reuse.


Its available as part of the BI Client tools installation downloaded from Oracle Website.

Once you install the Client tools its available in the location below (50mb) zip file on windows client tools !!

[INSTALL_LOCATION]\Oracle_Home\bi\components\oracle.bi.bvt

There are also instructions here in a PDF document called : Usage.pdf

Good Luck 


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Shahed Munir

Krishna Udathu

Shahed and Krishna are Oracle / Big Data Experts