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REP-50171: Authentication failed -- When Calling a Report From Portal 11g (Doc ID 1991328.1)

Last updated on APRIL 28, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version to [Release 11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Reports 11gR2 configured with OAM/SSO/OID. Oracle Portal 11g security model being used.

Calling reports directly from a browser URL works fine.

Calling reports within Oracle Portal fail with the following error:

REP-50171: Authentication failed.

After enableing Reports trace the following is being shown:


[2015-03-17T10:24:15.833-04:00] [WLS_REPORTS] [INCIDENT_ERROR] [REP-50171] [oracle.reports.servlet] [tid: 13] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: <ECID>] [APP: reports#11.1.2] [URI: /reports/rwservlet] REP-50171 : Authentication failed.  [[
oracle.reports.RWException: IDL:oracle/reports/RWException:1.0
at oracle.reports.utility.Utility.newRWException(


[2015-03-17T10:24:10.883-04:00] [WLS_REPORTS] [TRACE:16] [] [oracle.reports.server] [tid: 93] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: <ECID>] [APP: reports#11.1.2] [URI: /reports/rwservlet] [SRC_CLASS: oracle.reports.utility.RWLogger] [SRC_METHOD: writeln] RWSecurity:start  Portal is not configured.Portal Authorization check will not be done for jobs with security 'rwsec' 
[2015-03-17T10:24:15.806-04:00] [WLS_REPORTS] [TRACE:16] [] [oracle.reports.server] [tid: 13] [userId: <anonymous>] [ecid: <ECID>] [APP: reports#11.1.2] [URI: /reports/rwservlet] [SRC_CLASS: oracle.reports.utility.RWLogger] [SRC_METHOD: writeln] RWSecurity.isPortalConnected  Failed to connect to security repository Oracle Portal



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