WebLogic Server Startup Failed With Error: java.net.UnknownHostException: aaaa: Name or service not known

(Doc ID 1992901.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 8.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When attempting to start WebLogic AdminServer on a new machine, the following error is observed and the server fails to start up:

  • Configure a blank listen address on WebLogic Server.
  • Cause

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