REP-56040: "Server <servername> already exists in the network" When Starting Reports Server (Doc ID 313383.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 9.0.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Sep-2015***


Symptoms

Starting a named reports server with

rwserver server=<report server>

gives the following error message

REP-56040 Server "<servername>" already exists in the network.

When enabled, the report server trace files will include following details :

[2005/6/13 2:58:31:802] Info 50128 (RWServer:startServer): orb init succeeded
[2005/6/13 2:58:32:227] Info 50129 (RWServer:startServer): boa init succeeded
[2005/6/13 2:58:33:501] Exception 56040 (): Server rep10g already exists in the network exception   

    oracle.reports.RWException {
    oracle.reports.RWError[] errorChain={struct oracle.reports.RWError {int errorCode=56040

However, you think a report server of this name does not exist.

Cause

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