OBIEE 11g – Manually Upgrade Catalog from 10g to 11g

This allows for catalog upgrade from 10g to 11g version without having to run the GUI tool – UA.

1. Copy 10g catalog to a temp location
2. Stop 11g BIPS
3. Update instaceconfig.xml to the 10g catalog location i.e. 10g_Location
4. Add these flags to instanceconfig.xml

>true< /UpgradeAndExit>

5. Start BIPS – This will upgrade the catalog and shutdown automatically
6. Remove the flag true from the instanceconfig.xml
7. Start BIPS again