Reports 11g: REP-51019 / REP-50171 "Authentication Failed" Although SSO is Disabled (Doc ID 1426147.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 11.1.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 02-Dec-2015***

Symptoms

Brand new Reports 11g installation.
Single Sign-On (SSO)  is already disabled in rwservlet.properties from
DOMAIN_HOMEconfig\fmwconfig\servers\WLS_REPORTS\applications\reports_11.1.1.2.0\configuration:

<singlesignon>no</singlesignon>


The following URLs, that are not calling any report yet, just pinging the reports server, but the authentication page (setauth) is displayed, although SSO is already disabled:


http://host:9002/reports/rwservlet/showenv?
http://host:9002/reports/rwservlet/getserverinfo?


REP-51019 system user authentication is missing
REP-50171 Authentication Failed

or, in other cases:

REP-56071: The requested operation is unauthorized

 

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Cause

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