FlexDeploy - Oracle Business Intelligence Plugin Guide

The Oracle Business Intelligence plugin provides operations to manage both WebCatalog objects as well as RPD(repository) files within OBIEE. FlexDeploy 5.0.0.1 has introduced many incompatible changes, review release notes to adjust your existing workflows.

This plugin was altered significantly in the 5.0.0.1 release in early November 2018. If you are using an older version of the plugin, please refer to the 4.6 documentation page.

Supported WebCatalog objects include:

  1. Folder
  2. Analysis
  3. Dashboard
  4. DashboardPrompt
  5. DataModel
  6. Filter
  7. KPI
  8. Metadata
  9. Report
  10. StyleTemplate
  11. Other

Supported Versions

  • 11.1.1+ on Linux
  • 12c on Linux

Key Features

  • Source RPD and WebCatalog from SCM or Development environment.
  • Supports FlexDeploy Full as well as Partial Deployments for WebCatalog objects.
    • Partial deployment option allows users to select various objects (aka Package) for deployment. Change detection and reporting is done for each individual object.
  • Property replacement via configuration files for RPD and Datamodel.

Plugin Operations 

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