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Report Server Fails to Start With REP-0002 (Doc ID 394988.1)

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.


Reports Server fails to restart after being stopped with the following error :

Rep-0002 : Unable to retrieve a string from the report builder message file.

The last entries of the rwserver.log file is something like the following: 

***  -- Reports Server is starting up
***  --
***  --
***  -- Reports Server started up engine rwURLEng-0
***  -- Reports Server started up engine rwEng-0 


Report Server is stopped and does not start up again.


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