OUI report Warning INS-40943 during 11gR2 Installation

(Doc ID 1943639.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 11, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

New installation of 11.2.0.4 Grid Infrastructure, OUI report warning:

[WARNING] [INS-40943] Local node 172.10.100.14 could not be resolved using TCP/IP host name lookup.
It is recommended that the local node is resolvable using TCP/IP lookup. This may avoid configuration failures at a later stage.


If choosing to ignore the warning and to proceed, the installer will show the local node with name 172 on the summary page, eg:

Grid Infrastructure Settings
  Cluster Name: racprod
  Local Node: 172
  Remote Nodes: racnode1,racnode2
...

and the installation cannot proceed.

Changes

New installation

Cause

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