OPMN allows to control all BI 11g Services including starting and stopping.
The installer often installs two executables into the directory structure:
However only one is typically working right after the installation, the other will throw the following error message:
opmnctl: ORACLE_INSTANCE is not set. opmnctl status requires that ORACLE_INSTANCE be correctly set in your environment. Make sure you are using ORACLE_INSTANCE/bin/opmnctl, or set ORACLE_INSTANCE in your environment.
In this case the working opmn is installed in the following directory:
the status can be check with the following command:
To start an individual service the following command needs to be used:
./opmnctl startproc ias-component=coreapplication_obips1
After this, the Oracle BI Presentation Service is up alive.