It enables you to send mails of the reports to different recipients, printers change the subject of the
mail, split the generated file by grouping (f.e. departments).
There are two ways to use "the" distribution. The first is to use the built-in property in the Report-builder.
The easier way, but within there you cannot use all features. For an exact list of the features you should take
a look at the documentation for your report-version at
choose the "Oracle Reports Building Reports" document.
The second-way is to use an xml-file and pass this file in the url.
Here you can download an example for such an file:
!!! Don't forget the "destination" tag, the server needs them in the documentation they are not in the examples...