Reports 12c: FolderAccess Wildcard Does Not Work -- REP-177 & REP-56133
Last updated on JULY 05, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Reports Developer - Version 220.127.116.11.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
In Oracle Reports 12c v. 18.104.22.168.0, when using the folderAccess, the wildcard (*) does not work.
See 12c Documentation :
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Configure report server to allow writing to any directory by adding *:
2. Run any report with desname=<output location> desformat=file.
3. It fails with the exception:
REP-177: An error occurred while running in a remote server. An internal error occurred
REP-56133: Access is denied to write to the specific location
Other Scenarios :
The following configuration works for "read" but not for "write" :
<read>*</read> works - Can read any folder
<write>*</write> does not work
<write> </write> does not allow reports server to start
<write>c:\*</write> does not work
New install of Oracle Fusion Middleware 12c v. 22.214.171.124.0
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