OBIEE SampleApp On Oracle VM VirtualBox Gives Error “getaddrinfo(demo.us.oracle.com, 8701, 1) failed (Temporary failure in name resolution): Connection refused” When HOSTS File Is Not Configured Correctly (Doc ID 2001564.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 31, 2017

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Applications Consumer - Version 11.1.1.8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After downloading the VM406 SampleApp VM Image and deploying it on a Windows 7 Server, the Database and Admin Server start OK
 
But the opmnctl or Managed Server fail immediately with this error :-
 

getaddrinfo(demo.us.oracle.com, 8701, 1) failed (Temporary failure in name resolution): Connection refused

 

Cause

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