WebUtil Error: WUT-121 This File Transfer Has Been Forbidden by the Administrator (Doc ID 578978.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 10.1.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
checked for relevance 09-MAY-2011
Checked for relevance on 17-Oct-2012
Checked for relevance 09-Jul-2014


Symptoms

When trying to transfer files from the client PC to the Application Server machine using the WebUtil function (Webutil_File_Transfer.client_to_as), the operation is failing with the error:
WUT-121 This file transfer has been forbidden by the Administrator

The WebUtil configuration file "webutil.cfg" contains:
....
transfer.appsrv.enabled=TRUE
transfer.appsrv.accessControl=TRUE
transfer.appsrv.read.1=/xx/yy
transfer.appsrv.write.1=/xx/yy
...

Cause

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