R12: Tools -> Copy Function fails with FNDFS Error after a fresh installation

(Doc ID 419142.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Application Object Library - Version 12.0.1 to 12.0.4 [Release 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Checked for relevance on 24-NOV-2013

Oracle E-Business Suite Release 12


Symptoms

When attempting to use the Tools -> Copy Functionality fails the following error occurs:

An error occurred while attempting to establish an Applications File Server connection with the node FNDFS_. There may be a network configuration problem, or the TNS listener on node FNDFS_ may not be running. Please contact your system administrator.

 
The Following aspects have been verified:

a. All the entries in tnsnames.ora is correct.
b. Tnsping to all the entries in tnsnames.ora return successful results.

Cause

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