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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 JULY 20, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - 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.


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

Usually Connect to URL of EBS instance from windows client is achieved by registering web entry host name and domain hosts file (usually hosts 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 mobile client is may not be possible mostly.

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