Oracle HTTP Server 12c Fails to Start with the Error "AH01564: unable to find IPv4 address of "hostname""

(Doc ID 2362427.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to start Oracle HTTP Server 12c, using command "startComponent.sh component_name", it fails to start with the below errors in the component_name.log

[2018-02-17T15:44:07.4868+04:00] [OHS] [INCIDENT_ERROR:20] [AH01564] [unique_id] [host_id: test1] [host_addr: 0.0.0.0] [pid: 3706] [tid: 1] [user: web] [VirtualHost: main] (EAI 8)node name or service name not known: AH01564: unable to find IPv4 address of "test1"

Cause

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