Report is not delivered to FTP/SFTP Server

(Doc ID 2319879.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Concurrent Processing - Version 12.1.3 and later
BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to run and deliver a report via FTP/SFTP, the file is not sent to the FTP/SFTP server and the following error message is observed in Output Post Processor Log file:

ERROR
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[5/21/17 8:48:58 AM] [324203:RT4151659] Uploading o4151659.out to /folder on sftp_host.domain.com
[5/21/17 8:49:28 AM] [UNEXPECTED] [324203:RT4151659] java.lang.NullPointerException
at oracle.apps.xdo.delivery.ftp.FTPMainConnection.receiveReply(FTPMainConnection.java:351)
at oracle.apps.xdo.delivery.ftp.FTPMainConnection.(FTPMainConnection.java:52)
at oracle.apps.xdo.delivery.ftp.FTPClient.connect(FTPClient.java:57)

Cause

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