"Ora-20001: The Printing Engine Could not be Reached" Exporting APEX Report (Doc ID 846587.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Application Express (formerly HTML DB) - Version 3.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 20-Dec-2010***
***Checked for relevance on 12-Oct-2012***


Symptoms

When running APEX using the Apache FOP, attempting to export an APEX report to PDF (either interactive report or a standard report), the following error occurs:

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.


Testing the print server with the static HTML file provided in <Note.748179.1> Troubleshooting Apex PDF Printing, the following error can be seen:

<HTML><HEAD><TITLE>500 Internal Server Error</TITLE></HEAD><BODY><H1>500
Internal Server Error</H1>OracleJSP: oracle.jsp.provider.JspCompileException: <H3>Errori di
compilazione:F:\OC4J\OC4J\oc4j_extended_101320\j2ee\home\application-
deployments\fop\fop\persistence\_pages\\_apex__fop.java</H3><pre>Could not
create the Java virtual machine.
Error occurred during initialization of VM
Could not reserve enough space for object heap
</pre></BODY></HTML>

Changes

No recent changes were recently done to the environment.

Cause

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