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Troubleshooting Guide for Report Server Startup Issues (Doc ID 1911828.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version and later
Oracle Forms for OCI - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The purpose of this note is to inform users, developers, consultants, support, system/database administrators, etc. about some of the commonly known issues relative to Report Server Startup Issues. 

Troubleshooting Steps

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Troubleshooting Steps
 In 11g or 12c:
 1. REP-50125 Errors 
 a.  When starting the report server in 11g, you may receive a REP-50125 accompanied by a REP-56105.
 b. Intermittent errors with: REP-50125: java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1
 In 10gR2: 
 1.  REP-50125 Errors
 a.  The Report server shuts down immediately after starting up and errors with REP-50125:...InvocationTargetException and/or ORA-12535.
 b.  Trying to start a Reports server from UNIX shell fails with REP-50125: org.omg.CORBA.INTERNAL.
 c.  Trying to start an inprocess server errors with REP-50125: Caught exception: java.lang.NullPointerException.
 d.  The OC4J~OC4J_BI_Forms~default_island~1 displays a REP-50125:
 e.  When trying to start the report server via rwserver/, it errors with a REP-50125.
 f.  When issuing the "opmnctl startall", it fails with REP-50125: Caught exception:Oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLParseException.

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