ORA-20001: The Printing Engine Could Not Be Reached Because Either the URL Specified Is Incorrect or a Proxy URL Needs to be Specified: Occurs While Downloading the Interactive Report in PDF Format. (Doc ID 744243.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 3.1.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 26-Oct-2012***

Symptoms

When running  interactive reports from APEX 3.1.1, these reports fail with the error:


"Acrobat could not open <reportname>.pdf because it is either not a supported
file type or the file has been damaged...



When saved in RTF format gives the below error :

ORA-20001: The printing engine could not be reached because either the URL specified is incorrect or a proxy URL needs to be specified.

Cause

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