Error When Trying to Connect to FTP Site

(Doc ID 1940528.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : version, Database Security

When attempting to connect to ftp using ftp.get the following error occurs:

ORA-29260: network error: Connect failed because target host or object does not exist

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:



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