BI Publisher Report File Names On Linux Server Have Extra Characters - %2e Instead Of Dot (.) (Doc ID 2179312.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 02, 2016

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.7.x to 11.1.1.9.x [Release 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

BI Publisher reports files saved on Linux server have extra characters %2e instead of dot (.) as an extension.
Folder name for a report should be appear as cm_misc_251.xdm but instead it is coming as cm_misc_251%2exdm.atr.

 

Example:
Below is list of files examples having %2e in the name for reports:
-rw-r-----. 1 cissys oinstall 447 Aug 30 12:51 cm_misc_251%2exdm.atr
drwx------. 2 cissys oinstall 98 Aug 31 11:00 cm_misc_251%2exdm
-rw-r-----. 1 cissys oinstall 471 Sep 1 14:14 cm_misc_251%2exdo.atr
drwx------. 2 cissys oinstall 4096 Sep 1 16:27 cm_misc_251%2exdo
-rw-r-----. 1 cissys oinstall 342 Aug 30 12:51 sample%2exml.atr
-rw-r-----. 1 cissys oinstall 2117 Aug 30 12:51 sample%2exml
-rw-r-----. 1 cissys oinstall 346 Aug 30 12:51 _datamodel%2exdm.atr
-rw-r-----. 1 cissys oinstall 2261 Aug 30 12:51 _datamodel%2exdm

Cause

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