Rwclient Command Line Run Generates Error REP-0178: "Reports Server Cannot Establish Connection" But Rwservlet Runs OK (Doc ID 1474595.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 11.1.2.0.0 and later
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

Users unable to run any report with command line rwclient.sh from Fusion Middleware Reports 11g installation. Runs fail with the below error:

 

REP-0178: Reports Server <Reports_server_name> cannot establish connection

The report server is up and running and able to run the same report using the rwservlet module.

 

Changes

To allow for non-Oracle users to run rwbuilder and command line modules, the 'sudo' utility workaround was employed.

Cause

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