REP-56040 At Startup After Installing A Second Oracle 11g Weblogic Home

(Doc ID 1290271.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 06-OCT-2014***


Installing a second WebLogic 11gR1 Home with Oracle Forms and Reports fails to start the standalone Reports Server.

The error resulting from startup is:

Message ID REP-56040
Message Level 1
Relationship ID 0
Component reports
Module oracle.reports.server

Host IP Address
Thread ID 10
ECID 0000IqPuo^58hoaLpMs1yY1DDRp1000001

Message REP-56040 : Server reportsserver_longhostname001_ already exists in the network.

Supplemental Detail oracle.reports.RWException: IDL:oracle/reports/RWException:1.0
at oracle.reports.utility.Utility.newRWException(
at oracle.reports.server.RWServer.startServer(
at oracle.reports.server.RWServer.jniMain(

This domain is looking for:
but in truncates at 30 characters

The other domain full name is:

For both Domains/Oracle Homes, the directory paths and actual opmn calls are to the same truncated reportsserver_longhostname001_.

Due to this issue, cannot start second Reports Server.


Installed a second WebLogic 11gR1 Home with Oracle Forms and Reports.


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