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Rep-501 (Database Connection) on Report Calling Paramform and RUN_REPORT_OBJECT (Doc ID 382630.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version to [Release to 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Reports using a parameter form has been implemented with RUN_REPORT_OBJECT according to the document "Oracle Forms Services – Using Run_Report_Object() to Call Reports with a Parameter Form". When running the report from the form, the parameter form comes up, but when the report is executed it displays an error:

REP-501: Unable to connect to specified database.

Reports that do not use the parameter form run correctly.

When logging into Forms initially, the customer is supplying only the <USER_ID> / <PASSWORD>. The database connect string is supplied by the TWO_TASK environment variable.





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