Rep-501 Error, Report Server Stops Communicating with Database (Doc ID 357042.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 22, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 10.1.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Symptoms

Reports server looses contact with Database after it has been idle for some time.
Returns error:

REP-501: Unable to connect to the specified database.

Engine trace shows the following errors:
REP-501: Unable to connect to the specified database.
ORA-24323: value not allowed

Cause

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