Installation Of OBIEE 11g (126.96.36.199.0) On Windows 64-bit Fails With 'INST-08058 A lookup of the address for this machine returned an IP address rather than an hostname'
(Doc ID 1312258.1)
Last updated on APRIL 15, 2021
Applies to:Business Intelligence Reporting and Publishing Option - Version 188.8.131.52.0  and later
***Checked for relevance on 15-Jul-2013***
Windows 2008 R2 64-bit is configured as the following example:
- The computer name (host name) in the System Properties is configured as: orldss-win2k8
Control Panel > System and Security > System > Advanced system settings > computer name tab >
- Configured with a static IP addressed associated with the following DNS registered name: orldss-45
- You have installed OBIEE 11g (184.108.40.206.0) on Windows 2008 R2 64-bit with a software only installation. While running the Configuration Assistant on step 3 of 12 it errors with:
INST-08058 - A lookup of the address for this machine returned an IP address rather than an hostname.
Please correct the network configuration for this machine as per the Installation Guide for Oracle Business Intelligence
The Oracle Inventory installation logs show:
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