GRID installation fails with INS-40909 due to reverse lookup showing multiple domain name for the host (Doc ID 2169796.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

OUI returns error "[INS-40909] Host names from multiple domains entered" while installing Grid Infrastructure software
  
$ORACLE_HOME/cfgtoollogs/installActions<timestamp>.log

INFO: Checking all nodes are on the same domain.
INFO: Gathering system details...
INFO: Local Domain Name: gov.in
WARNING: Domain name edu.in for host1.edu.in different then local domain.
SEVERE: [FATAL] [INS-40909] Host names from multiple domains entered.
CAUSE: Node information was entered for two or more nodes that belonged to different domains.
ACTION: Enter host names belonging to the same domain.
INFO: Advice is ABORT
INFO: Adding ExitStatus INVALID_USER_INPUT to the exit status set
INFO: Completed validating state <ClusterInfoUI>

  

Verify hostname with FDQN and Domain name

Changes

 N/A

Cause

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