Error 50103 IOR

Issue specific to Windows Server and Oracle Application Server or Oracle Reports Developer – Version: and later

Report Server remained in INIT status or hung status.

%ORACLE_HOME%\reports\log\rwserver.trc reports

1. Error 50103 (EngineManager:spawnEngine): Error writing IOR C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\2\rep_live4_31782850_1296558297046 (The system cannot find the path specified)
2. REPORTS_TMP is pointed to  “C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\”

[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): PATH=C:\oracle\FRHome_1\bin;C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;C:\Program Files\Intel\DMIX
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): TMP=C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\2
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): ORACLE_HOME=C:\oracle\FRHome_1
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): ORACLE_CONFIG_HOME=C:\oracle\FRHome_1
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): ORA_NLS33=C:\oracle\FRHome_1\ocommon\nls\admin\data
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): COMSPEC=C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): SystemDrive=C:
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): SystemRoot=C:\WINDOWS
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): NLS_LANG=ENGLISH_UNITED KINGDOM.WE8MSWIN1252
[2011/2/1 11:4:52:718] Debug 50103 (EnvironmentUtility:getEnvironment): REPORTS_TMP=C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\2

Navigate to %ORACLE_HOME%/bin, check the contents of oracle.key file
It would look something like this


Search in Registry(regedit) for the above value and locate the following variable:

Check TMP variable value in opmn.xml (ORACLE_HOME\opmn\conf)

Check the complete path using Windows Explorer if any sub-folders  are missing, Check the disk space and check the permissions.

In my case, the sub-folder, “2” was missing. I created it with full permissions.

I was able to see the temporary files generated under C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\2 and Reports worked without issues.


About mpoojari
Oracle Database/Applications Administrator

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