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Remote JNDI Lookup using Logical DNS Name from Veritas Cluster Server service (Doc ID 423371.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Containers for J2EE - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When doing JNDI lookups from a remote client using the provider url

is used, everything is fine.

Since the machine is part of a cluster it is important to be able to use the logical host name in
the JNDI lookup provider url. Logical hostname is actually a Veritas Cluster Server service
group. This group's hostname is used by the RMI/JNDI clients. The logical hostname has its own ip
address that differs from the ip of the actual host running the AS instances.

Using a logical hostname is desirable since the cluster server might fail over to another machine
and the clients should not have to know about the hostnames of the hosts that are part of the


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