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Oracle Fusion BI Publisher: FTP Test Connection button fails with "Could not establish connection. Connection timed out (Connection timed out) (Doc ID 2595503.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Global Human Resources Cloud Service - Version to [Release 1.0]
Oracle Fusion Transactional Business Intelligence for HCM Cloud Service - Version to [Release 1.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This error manifests itself in Releases and and only happens when  the "Test Connection" is attempted before any scheduled jobs (with delivery option enabled) could get executed after BI Publisher was restarted.

In other words, if the BI server was bounced and the user, immediately after that, goes to the setup screen for FTP delivery and click on Test Connection, they will get the time out error.

This also can happen if the customer's POD was moved from one data center to another.


 This is specific to releases and


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