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Reports 12c: FolderAccess Wildcard Does Not Work -- REP-177 & REP-56133 (Doc ID 2107541.1)

Last updated on JULY 18, 2022

Applies to:

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


In Oracle Reports 12c v., when using the folderAccess, the wildcard (*) does not work.


See 12c Documentation :

Steps to Reproduce: 


     Scenario 1:  

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.


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