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3248557 - Unable to search objects in BI Lauchpad.


  • Unable to use Platform search Application.
  • Error on Platform Search Application: Platform search is not available because BI Platform cannot validate the search's Paths
  • Indexing status: Search service metrics not available.
  • Start Indexing and Stop Indexing Grayed Out.
  • For APS Search getting error in the logs:
    Cannot create directory: \\<Shared_Path>\Lucene Index Engine\index
    Caused by: Cannot create directory:<Shared_Path>\Lucene Index Engine\index



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (BI) 4.x
  • Unix Operating system.


Platform search, indexing, unable, Cannot create directory, \Lucene Index Engine\index , KBA , BI-BIP-SCH , BI platform search , Problem

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