Download on Runtime Instance Gives: HTTP-404 apex_util.get_blob_file was not found on this server (Doc ID 1376780.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 4.0.1.00.03 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance 6-May-2015

Symptoms

When attempting to download an attached file after have used File Browse to upload it the following error occurs in the APEX run time environment:

404 Not Found
The requested URL /pls/apex/apex_util.get_blob_file was not found on this server.



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Build an application page with a File Browse item.
2. Run the application and Upload a file.
3. Try to download the file using the download button.

The same application and download function works fine in a development environment.

Cause

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