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Changing Listen-Address from IP Address to Hostname or FQDN Results in Coherence Cluster Members Startup Failure. (Doc ID 2473070.1)

Last updated on MAY 06, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Coherence - Version to [Release AS10g to 12c]
Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 to
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Customer has a cluster setup of two physical nodes hosting two OSB Managed Servers in the domain. The underlying WebLogic Server version is and its bundled Coherence stack is too. The customer configured listen addresses explicitly using IP Addresses. When they changed from IP Addresses to Hostname/FQDN as Listen Addresses, customer started seeing Coherence cluster (WKA) formation issue. When starting both the OSB servers on both the physical nodes, the first OSB Managed Server hosted on Node 1 comes to running mode. However the second OSB Managed Server hosted on the remote node, failed to join the Coherence Cluster. The corresponding logging indication of the second server is as follows...


Customer has replaced IP address with hostname or FQDN for the listen-address of the managed servers in the domain.


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