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OCI Application Integration - Connect to URL of Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) Instance Without Registering Web Entry Hostname and Domain into Hosts File of Any Client Machine (Windows Client or Mobile Client) (Doc ID 2781861.1)

Last updated on MAY 23, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Events Service - Version N/A and later
EBS on Oracle Cloud: Provisioning and Administration - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) application instance cannot be accessible with an IP address needs to be accessed the instance via hostname (with domain name) as part of the EBS configuration to access EBS application URL. This is not an Oracle Cloud Infrastructure restriction, since EBS application URL doesn't work with an IP address instead EBS application URL needs to be configured with a hostname before accessing.

Usually, Connect to the URL of the EBS instance from the windows client is achieved by registering the web entry hostname and domain hosts file (usually host file will be located at %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts e.g C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts ):

Provision a New Oracle E-Business Suite Installation on a Single Node on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (Document 2764690.1) refer to "3.7 Update Local Hosts File on Your Client Machine". But editing hosts file for the mobile client may not be possible mostly.

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