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2228083 - BI 4.2 - Tomcat 8 cannot startup when Wily Introscope Agent is configured


  • If Wily Introscope is configured during the installation phase of BI 4.2, then the install runs successfully but Tomcat 8 cannot start.
  • Removing the following lines from the JAVA_OPTS in Tomcat allows to start the service:

-javaagent:<InstallDir>\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\java\wily\Agent.jar
-Dcom.wily.introscope.agentProfile=<InstallDir>\SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 4.0\java\wily\webapp\IntroscopeAgent_tomcat.profile



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence BI 4.2 (BI 4.2)
  • Apache Tomcat 8
  • SAPJVM 8.1
  • Wily Introscope Agent or 9.5


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP Extended Diagnostics 9.0 by CA Wily


wily introscope, agent.jar, 4.2, jmx , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , XX-PART-WILY , Introscope by CA Technologies , Problem

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