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2755192 - How to manually clean up and rebuild the Platform Search index


  • Platform Search is not working, it's required to rebuild the complete index
  • The following errors may be seen:
    In Central Management Console (CMC) -> Platform Search -> Index Location:
    Platform Search is not available because the BI Platform cannot validate the search's file path

    In CMC -> Applications -> Platform Search Application -> Properties
    Indexing status: Search service metrics not available

    Searching in BI Launchpad returns the following error:
    An error occurred while searching.:IDL:RemoteMethodInvocationException:1.0



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.x (BI 4.0 / 4.1 / 4.2)
  • Windows
  • Linux / Unix 


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1


KBA , BI-BIP-SCH , BI platform search , Problem

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