Getting Error: "Initialization failed. Cannot connect to _HostName_:5099" when Trying to Connect to the AutoVue Server

(Doc ID 956207.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle AutoVue Office - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.1 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.1 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.1 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue EDA Professional - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.1 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.1 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 22-12-2011***
***Checked for relevance on 14-Jun-2013***
Internal Only. Checked for relevance on 24/11/2014


Symptoms

When using AutoVue Client/Server Deployment and trying to connect to the AutoVue server from a client applet the following error occurs:

"Initialization failed. Cannot connect to _hostname_:5099"

When entering the VueServlet URL "http://<Machine_Name>:5099/servlet/VueServlet" the following error occurs:


Connection state: ERROR
com.cimmetry.core.VueRemoteException: Could not initialize socket on server[0]; nested exception is:
java.net.UnknownHostException: _HostName_ 

Cause

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