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How to use "retry" Option for Jobs to Solve Intermittent Engine Crash Problems (Doc ID 392439.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

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


The purpose of this article is to provide information about the "retry" option for the jobs which is implemented as the result of a new Enhancement Request.

This enhancement is primarily developed for Reports version 11.1 but then backported to several previous versions. The one-off patches are generic, meaning that they can be installed on any platform as long as the version of Reports Server matches. At the time this article is written, the one-off patches were available on versions and These patches can be downloaded from My Oracle Support as <Patch:5059573>.

This enhancement is also included in patchset 2 of reports version 10gR2, ie in Reports Server version


This article is intended for Oracle 10g, 10gR2, 11gR1 and 11gR2 Application Server / Fusion Middleware Administrators and Support Analysts.


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In this Document
 When to use the "retry" parameter for the Reports Jobs:
 Where to set the Job "retry" parameter:
 How does the Job "retry" parameter work:
 How to test if the "retry" parameter is effective:

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