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BIP: How to Connect FTP Server from BIP When FTP Server Password is Dynamically Changed. (Doc ID 2905176.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 31, 2022

Applies to:

BI Publisher (formerly XML Publisher) - Version 12.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


How to make connection to the FTP server from BI Publisher server when FTP server password is dynamically changed everytime.

User can achieve this from analytics through below setup.

Reference Document -

Call script before executing the below

By providing username/password/server parameters:

wls:/offline> connect('weblogic','Password','t3://localhost:8001')

Connecting to weblogic server instance running at t3://localhost:8001 as
username weblogic...

Successfully connected to Admin Server 'AdminServer' that belongs to domain

Warning: An insecure protocol was used to connect to the server. To ensure on-the-wire security, the SSL port or Admin port should be used instead.


By storing the username/password/server details(t3://localhost:7001) in files:

wls:/offline> connect(userConfigFile='c:/myfiles/',
Connecting to t3://localhost:7001 with userid username ...

Successfully connected to Admin Server 'AdminServer' that belongs to domain 'mydomain'.


The following example shows the prompts that are displayed in interactive mode if you run the command without parameters:

wls:/offline> connect()
Please enter your username :username
Please enter your password :
Please enter your server URL [t3://localhost:7001] :
Connecting to t3//localhost:7001 with userid username 


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