REP-50159 and REP-50127 when Running a Report Request with DESTYPE=FILE and DESNAME Pointing to a NFS Location

(Doc ID 2312196.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 12.2.1.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Running a report with DESTYPE=file and DESNAME pointing to a NFS location fails as follows.

REP-50159: The report generated successfully but distribution to destinations failed.
REP-50127: Destination ID XXX_YYY failed with error File FILE.pdf cannot be written to..

Trace information

[2017-09-25T16:06:23.603-04:00] .... SecurityHelper:start Write directory configured does not exist or is not writeable: /nfs_folder
[2017-09-25T16:06:23.604-04:00] .... SecurityHelper:start Write directory configured does not exist or is not writeable: /nfs_folder/reports/output

*** /nfs_folder and /nfs_folder/reports/output are defined in reports server configuration file (rwserver.conf) under <folderAccess> in the "write" TAG.


Sending report output to a local filesystem location like /tmp or $ORACLE_HOME works.

Cause

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