Report Definition Not Found Error When Using BI Publisher Web Services (Doc ID 2257488.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2017

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 11.1.1.9.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Trying to use BI Publisher web services. Using WSDL for ReportServiceSoapBinding, method getReportDefinition (or any method that uses the parameter).

Here is the call:

<soapenv:Envelope xmlns:soapenv="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:v2="http://xmlns.oracle.com/oxp/service/v2">
<soapenv:Header/>
<soapenv:Body>
<v2:getReportDefinition>
<v2:reportAbsolutePath>/IA%20Giving%20Transactions%20-%20ASSI/Report_Campaign_By_Purpose_Forecasted.xdo</v2:reportAbsolutePath>
<v2:userID>gus</v2:userID>
<v2:password>xxxxxxxx</v2:password>
</v2:getReportDefinition>
</soapenv:Body>
</soapenv:Envelope>

You get this response:

<soapenv:Envelope xmlns:soapenv="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
<soapenv:Body>
<soapenv:Fault>
<faultcode>soapenv:Server.userException</faultcode>
<faultstring>oracle.xdo.webservice.exception.OperationFailedException: PublicReportService::generateReportDefinition for reportAbsolutePath [/IA%20Giving%20Transactions%20-%20ASSI/Report_Campaign_By_Purpose_Forecasted.xdo] Failure: Due to oracle.xdo.server.ReportException: oracle.xdo.servlet.CreateException: oracle.xdo.servlet.CreateException: Report definition not found:/IA%20Giving%20Transactions%20-%20ASSI/Report_Campaign_By_Purpose_Forecasted.xdo [username=guskip]</faultstring>
<detail>
<oracle.xdo.webservice.exception.OperationFailedException/>
<ns1:hostname xmlns:ns1="http://xml.apache.org/axis/">obiee-fe-dev1.server.rpi.edu</ns1:hostname>
</detail>
</soapenv:Fault>
</soapenv:Body>
</soapenv:Envelope>

Changes

 None this is an initial setup issue.

Cause

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