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Standalone Reports Server Fails After Server Reboot: XML-20108:(Fatal Error) Start Of Root Element Expected (Doc ID 2741950.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 06, 2021

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

On : 12.2.1.3.0 version, SQL*ReportWriter

After a reboot of the Server, the standalone Reports Server is no longer starting up.

ERROR

The <Reports_Server_Name>.out file shows errors similar to:

Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 1; <Line 1, Column 1>: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(XMLError.java:425)
... 27 more

Dec 15, 2020 4:07:18 PM oracle.security.jps.internal.idstore.util.LibOvdUtil$LibOvdDataPusherImpl pushLdapDataToLibOvdIntenal
SEVERE: Failed to push ldap config data to libOvd for service instance "idstore.xml" in JPS context "default", cause: org.xml.sax.SAXException: Error Parsing at line #1: 1.
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 1; <Line 1, Column 1>: XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
Dec 15, 2020 4:07:18 PM oracle.security.opss.internal.runtime.ServiceContextManagerImpl createContextInternal
WARNING: JPS-00193

INFO: Jps initializing.
Dec 14, 2020 10:25:51 AM oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.util.VDELogger info
INFO: ContextServiceConfig.getConfigPath - failed : JRF is unable to determine the current application server platform.. Setting configPath with getJ2SEConfigPath(appName)
Dec 14, 2020 10:25:51 AM oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.util.VDELogger warn
WARNING: Unable to determine WLS domain name or temp location or current username, using default ovd.lok file
Dec 14, 2020 10:25:51 AM oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.util.VDELogger error
SEVERE: Error writing XML file.
org.xml.sax.SAXException: Error Parsing at line #1: 1.
org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 1; : XML-20108: (Fatal Error) Start of root element expected.
at oracle.ods.virtualization.engine.config.parsers.ConfigErrorHandler.fatalError(ConfigErrorHandler.java:103)
at oracle.xml.parser.v2.XMLError.flushErrorHandler(XMLError.java:435)

Changes

 The Server was rebooted.

Cause

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