Oracle Grid Infrastructure on Windows 2012 (R2): 'ping <hostname>' Resolving to VIP or SCAN IP Address Instead of Public IP Address
(Doc ID 1664001.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2022
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 188.8.131.52 and later
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Following successful Oracle Grid Infrastructure (184.108.40.206) install on a RAC on Windows 2012 cluster, ping <hostname> of each node to itself resolves to the VIP IP address instead of the public IP address. When Grid Infrastructure is stopped, ping <hostname> of each node to itself resolves to the public IP address (as expected).
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