"REP-51018: Need database user authentication" When Running Reports In IE Browser With Null Password

(Doc ID 1132013.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 10.1.2.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 13-Jan-2013***

Symptoms

When trying to run a JSP report in IE browser and specify the parameter USERID in the URL but with empty password (like userid=scott@database), the login screen is shown (which is expected) but after providing the password and submitting, the following error occurs

REP-51018: Need database user authentication



This issue is not reproduced with FireFox and Google Chrome browsers

Cause

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