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REP-50135:Class oracle.reports.server.PDFSign cannot be located With Custom Plugin Destination With Report Server 12C (Doc ID 2487498.1)

Last updated on MAY 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.


Custom destination JAR's added in the 12C environment are not loaded in the CLASSPATH used by the Reports Server.


Tested with jars from Custom Plugin Destination - How to Add a Digital Signature to PDF Output (Doc ID 746512.1)

Steps Reproduced the issue

1. Add itext-1.3.jar and PDFSign.jar to the $ORACLE_HOME/reports/jlib

2. Edit REPORTS_CLASSPATH to include the path of Jar files in

REPORTS_CLASSPATH=${ORACLE_HOME}/reports/jlib/rwbuilder.jar:${ORACLE_HOME}/reports/jlib/rwrun.jar:${ORACLE_HOME}/jlib/zrclient.jar:${ORACLE_HOME}/jlib/PDFSign.jar:${ORACLE_HOME}/jlib/itext-1.3.jar; export REPORTS_CLASSPATH

3. Add custom destination plugin in rwserver.conf

<destination destype="ftp" class="oracle.reports.plugin.destination.ftp.DesFTP"/>
<destination destype="WebDav" class="oracle.reports.plugin.destination.webdav.DesWebDAV"/>
<destination destype="PDFSign" class="oracle.reports.server.PDFSign">
<property name="traceFlag" value="YES"/>

4. Start WLS_REPORTS managed server.

5. http://<HOSTNAME>:<PORT>/reports/rwservlet/startserver 0|0. Report server failed to start.

6. Below exceptions can be seen in the WLS_REPORTS.log and WLS_REPORTS.out files.


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 Tested with jars from Custom Plugin Destination - How to Add a Digital Signature to PDF Output (Doc ID 746512.1)
 Steps Reproduced the issue

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