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12c: Rwclient.sh Fails with REP-0178, But Works with Rwservlet in Reports 12c (Doc ID 2524135.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 22, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempting to run rwclient.sh against any Reports Server fails with error:

REP-0178: Reports Server <STANDALONE_REPSERVER_NAME> cannot establish connection.

 
Yet the Reports Server shows up in rwdiag.sh:

$ ./rwdiag.sh -findall

Reading the rwnetwork.conf from : $DOMAIN_HOME/config/fmwconfig/components/ReportsToolsComponent/reptools1/rwnetwork.conf
Broadcast mechanism used to locate servers
------------------------------------------
Channel address = 228.5.6.7
Channel port = 14021

(1) Name = <STANDALONE_REPSERVER_NAME> : Type = server : Host = <HOSTNAME>
(2) Name = <IN-PROCESS_REPSERVER_NAME> : Type = server : Host = <HOSTNAME>

Also, Reports web commands work, like showjobs:

 

Changes

 This is a new 12c installation.

Cause

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