Reports Server Web Commands Like getserverinfo Fails with REP-52266 (Doc ID 839478.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 23, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 10.1.2.3 [Release Oracle10g to 10gr2]
Generic UNIX
***Checked for relevance on 23-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

After starting Reports Server and then trying to run a Report Server web command like "getserverinfo", it fails with the following error on the browser:

REP-52266: The in-process Reports Server <reports server name> failed to start.org.omg.CORBA.OBJECT_NOT_EXIST:


After enabling Reports Server trace option, the following trace information is recorded:

rwserver.trc

[2009/6/8 9:34:44:39] Info 56021 (EngineManager:spawnEngine): Engine rwEng-0 has been launched
[2009/6/8 9:34:44:39] State 56004 (EngineInfo:setState): Engine rwEng-0 state is: Initial
[2009/6/8 9:34:44:693] Exception 56105 (): Engine rwEng-0 died with error: Exception in thread "main" java.lang.StringIndexOutOfBoundsException: String index out of range: -1
 at java.lang.String.substring(String.java:1444)
 at oracle.reports.utility.CommandParser.setCommand(CommandParser.java:813)
 at oracle.reports.utility.CommandParser.<init>(CommandParser.java:734)
 at oracle.reports.engine.RWEngine.init(RWEngine.java:169)
 at oracle.reports.engine.RWEngine.main(RWEngine.java:60)oracle.reports.RWException: IDL:oracle/reports/RWException:1.0
 at oracle.reports.utility.Utility.newRWException(Utility.java:758)
 at oracle.reports.server.EngineManager.manage(EngineManager.java:367)
 at oracle.reports.server.IdleThread.run(IdleThread.java:88)

Cause

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