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

Last updated on AUGUST 25, 2021

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 . 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.xdm.atr.

 

Example:
Below is list of files examples having . in the name for reports:
-rw-r-----. 1 <OWNER> oinstall 447 Aug 30 12:51 cm_misc_251.xdm.atr
drwx------. 2 <OWNER> oinstall 98 Aug 31 11:00 cm_misc_251.xdm
-rw-r-----. 1 <OWNER> oinstall 471 Sep 1 14:14 cm_misc_251.xdo.atr
drwx------. 2 <OWNER> oinstall 4096 Sep 1 16:27 cm_misc_251.xdo
-rw-r-----. 1 <OWNER> oinstall 342 Aug 30 12:51 sample.xml.atr
-rw-r-----. 1 <OWNER> oinstall 2117 Aug 30 12:51 sample.xml
-rw-r-----. 1 <OWNER> oinstall 346 Aug 30 12:51 _datamodel.xdm.atr
-rw-r-----. 1 <OWNER> oinstall 2261 Aug 30 12:51 _datamodel.xdm

Cause

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