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Error "OTD-68556 Host name or IP address is invalid" When Creating Virtual Server with Wild Card Host Name (Doc ID 2432545.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 28, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Traffic Director - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When trying to create new Virtual Server OR update existing Virtual Server with "Hosts" field containing wildcard(*.oracle.com),the following error is seen:

<strong><span class="kmfixedwidthfont">OTD-68556 Host name or IP address is invalid. The value must be a hostname or IP address.</span></strong>

  

Issue can be reproduced with below steps:
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I. create new Virtual Server
1. Log in to Fusion Middleware Control(FMW Console)
2. Click the WebLogic Domain button at the upper left corner of the page.
3. Select Administration > OTD Configurations.
4. A list of the available configurations is displayed.
5. Select the configuration for which a new virtual server needs to be created
6. Click the Traffic Director Configuration In the Common Tasks pane.
7. Select Administration > virtual server.
8. In the Common Tasks pane, click Create.
9. The New Virtual Server wizard starts.
10. Create Virtual Server with Hosts field containing wild card(*.oracle.com) and error can be seen.

 
OR

II. Update existing Virtual Server
1. Log in to Fusion Middleware Control(FMW Console)
2. Click the WebLogic Domain button at the upper left corner of the page.
3. Select Administration > OTD Configurations.
4. A list of the available configurations is displayed.
5. Select the configuration for which a new virtual server needs to be created
6. Click the Traffic Director Configuration In the Common Tasks pane.
7. Select Administration > virtual server.
8. A list of the available virtual server is displayed.
9. Select the virtual server for which "Hosts" field needs to updated
10. Update Hosts field with wild card entry(*.oracle.com)
11. Click save and error is displayed.

Changes

 

Cause

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