OBIEE 10g and OBIEE 11g directory structure comparisons

I got this chart from one of Oracle’s documents, and thought it would be handy to post for easy lookup and it might come in handy for someone searching for information on the directory parallels between OBIEE 10g and OBIEE 11g.

OBIEE 11g Key Directories and the corresponding 10g directories

Directory or Files 10g & 11g Locations 10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Bin


11g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/bifoundation/server/bin

DBFeatures.INI NQSConfig.INI 10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Config


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/config/OracleBIServerComponent

NQClusterConfig.INI 10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Config


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/config/OracleBIApplication

NQQuery.log NQSAdminTool.log NQServer.log 10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Log


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/diagnostics/logs

Oracle BI Server repository directory:

  • SampleAppLite.rpd
  • paint.rpd
10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Repository


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/bifoundation


  • order.xml
  • Product.xml
  • samplesales.udml
10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Sample/samplesales


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/bifoundation/OracleBIServerComponent

Usage Tracking:

  • SQL_Server_Time
  • UsageTracking.rpd
10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Sample/usagetracking


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/bifoundation/OracleBIServerComponent

Other Schemas (for example):

  • Oracle_alter_nq_acct.sql
  • SAACCT.DB2.sql
  • SAACCT.Oracle.sql

Note: Use the Repository Creation Utility to install the Oracle BI Schema

10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/server/Sample/Schema


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/bifoundation/OracleBIServerComponent

  • credentialstore.xml
  • instanceconfig.xml (for Presentation Services)
  • userpref_currencies.xml
10g: OracleBIData/web/config



  • JavaHost
  • sawlog0.log
10g: OracleBIData/web/log


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/diagnostics/logs

catalogmanager.exe 10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME\web\catalogmanager


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE\bifoundation


instanceconfig.xml (for Oracle BI Scheduler) 10g: OracleBIData\web\config


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE\config\OracleBISchedulerComponent

  • odbc.ini
10g: BI_ORACLE_HOME/setup


11g: ORACLE_INSTANCE/bifoundation/OracleBIApplication


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