Creating Reports Server Component Fails With oracle.as.config.impl.SimpleProvisionException: Invalid component name (Doc ID 1218563.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version: 11.1.1.3.0 and later   [Release: and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When configuring Forms and Reports 11g the forms configuration completes without error.

However, the Reports Server configuration fails.
The Error reported to install<date/time_stamp>.out is:

Executing Task: Creating Reports Server Components
oracle.as.config.impl.SimpleProvisionException: Invalid component name: ReportsServer_myhostnam.do  (Component name must begin with an alphabetic character; may only contain alphanumeric characters, or the underscore (_) or hyphen (-) characters; and must be 4 to 30 characters long.)
at oracle.as.config.impl.OperationValidator.validateComponentNameIsLegal(OperationValidator.java:243)
at oracle.as.config.impl.OracleASComponentBaseImpl.create(OracleASComponentBaseImpl.java:91)
at oracle.as.install.classic.ca.standard.ReportsServerComponentTask.createReportsToolsComponentWrapper(ReportsServerComponentTask.java:193)
at oracle.as.install.classic.ca.standard.ReportsServerComponentTask.createReportsToolsComponentAndRegisterWithDomain(ReportsServerComponentTask.java:225)
at oracle.as.install.classic.ca.standard.ReportsServerComponentTask.doExecute(ReportsServerComponentTask.java:106)
at oracle.as.install.classic.ca.standard.StandaloneTool.execute(StandaloneTool.java:50)
:

Note the reported host name 'host.do' is truncated. (In the example it should be hostname.domain)

Cause

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