How to Recover Scheduled Reports when Needing to Refresh repserv.DAT File Due to Corruption
Last updated on NOVEMBER 07, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Reports Developer - Version 18.104.22.168 to 10.1.2.3 [Release Oracle9i to 10gr2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 10-DEC-2012***
When you encounter a bad or corrupted persistent file, you must remove or rename the <reports_server>.dat file located in the $ORACLE_HOME/reports/server directory and restart the Reports Server to recover.
However, this loses all the information for scheduled jobs, in addition to past jobs.
Is there a way to recover the scheduled jobs?
To resolve the following error due to corrupt .dat file:
REP-51002 cannot bind to reports server.
the <reports_server>.dat file is removed, and Reports Server is restarted.
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