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Report Server Stays in "Server is initializing" Status when VNC is Used as DISPLAY (Doc ID 1213503.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 27, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version to [Release 10gr2]
Generic UNIX
Although this problem can occur on any unix platform, it is more common to face it on IBM AIX platforms, as this platform mandates to set a DISPLAY


Warning : This article describes a very specific problem and its solution, there may be many different causes of REP-50001 and REP-56097 errors and this document may not help in all circumstances.

After starting up the report server, the Report Server stays at initialization stage and calling reports fail with following error even after a few minutes:

REP-50001: Server is initializing

Enabling tracing for report server, shows the following error :

Report Server "repuat" fails to start. It is registered to opmn and the traces show :



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