Running Discoverer Report from EBS R12 Fails with Empty input (or null input) Error.

(Doc ID 1531342.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.10.2 to 12.1.3 [Release 11.5.10 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This can occur for both Discoverer 10g and 11g integrated with EBS 11i or Release 12.

Symptoms

In EBS 12.1.3, Discoverer 10.1.2.3(10.1.2.55.26), installed on different nodes.
Running workbooks from EBS page fails with following error.


-This works when running directly from discoverer plus.
-This works from another EBS instance which is installed on the same node as discoverer server

Error
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An error occurred while handling the event. See the application log for more details. oracle.discoverer.applications.viewer.events.ApiConnectAndFocusAppsSecureEvent
- Empty input (or null input) is not allowed

Steps
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Add seeded discoverer viewer function, per Note 1065257.1,
Login to applications as SYSADMIN user,
Select Responsibility "Application Developer"
Click on link to Discoverer Viewer
The reported issue comes up ...

The URL from error page points to discoverer now:
http://<discoverer hostname.domain:port Nr>/discoverer/viewer?Connect=[APPS_SECURE]....

Cause

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