Sunday, November 4, 2012

ODI Studio 11g for Windows 64-bit requires 32-bit JDK


I'm running Windows 7 64-bit and have a 64-bit installation of JDK 1.6 installed. I installed the generic version of ODI Studio 11g ( (the 32-bit version will not install on Windows 64-bit).

After the installation and launching ODI Studio, I received the following error:
Unable to launch the Java Virtual Machine Located at path:


1. Download and install the 32-bit version of JDK 1.6 (not the 64-bit version!):
2. Edit the odi.conf file which is located here:
3. Locate and make the following change:
OLD (which is pointing to the 64-bit JDK):
SetJavaHome C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_26

NEW (change it to point to the 32-bit JDK):
SetJavaHome C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_31
4. Launce ODI Studio 11g again 

Applicable Versions:
  • Oracle ODI 11g (


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