Managed Server not starting after Upgrade

After you upgrade from Release, you might find that the Managed Server for Oracle Business Intelligence encounters issues. For example, the Managed Server might not start or might time out.

Error messages include:
out-of-memory error message related to "'PermGen Space" in bi_server1-diagnostics.log

Root cause:
Incorrect Java memory settings.


You must edit a file called setOBIDomainEnv.cmd on Windows or on UNIX. Ensure that you do not edit the similarly named setDomainEnv.cmd and files. The specifications in the setOBIDomainEnv file overwrite those in the setDomainEnv file.
  1. Change to the following directory and locate the setup script (setOBIDomainEnv.cmd or for the Managed Server environment:
  2. Make a backup copy of the setOBIDomainEnv file.
  3. Open the setOBIDomainEnv file for editing in a text editor.
  4. Locate the following line:
    MEM_ARGS="-Xms256m -Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=256m"
    and replace it with this text:
    MEM_ARGS="-Xms256m -Xmx1024m -XX:MaxPermSize=512m"
  5. Save the changes and close the file.
  6. Restart the Node Manager and the Managed Server.
  7. Rerun the Configuration Assistant to update the Oracle BI Domain.
  8. Perform these steps for each Managed Server in the cluster.


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