You can use the Create New Repository Wizard in the Oracle Administration Tool to create a new Oracle BI repository in either binary (RPD) or MDS XML format.
If you have a repository, you can use the existing data source settings as a template to connect to different data sources. To use the existing data source settings and change the database type and connection pool information, see Setting Up Database Objects and Creating or Changing Connection Pools.
Refer to the following sections for information about your data source type:
If an existing repository is open, you are prompted to save your changes, and the existing repository is closed.
For binary repositories, select a location for the RPD file. By default, new binary repositories are stored in the repository subdirectory, located at
For MDS XML format repositories, select a root folder location for the set of MDS XML files.
You enter the same repository password that you used to open the repository in online or offline mode. Your password is used to encrypt the repository contents.
You might need to set up your data sources before you importing metadata.