RAC on Windows: Grid Infrastructure Install Fails With: [INS-40943] or [INS-40955] Local node 169.254.XXX.XXX could not be resolved using TCP/IP host name lookup
(Doc ID 2267210.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
While installing Grid Infrastructure in this 2-node Windows 2012R2 cluster, Public Hostname information is not coming up automatically at the 'Node Selection screen' where instead of a hostname, window is showing a strange IP address of the format: 169.254.XXX.XXX which is not registered anywhere.
Upon manually entering the hostname, the installation does proceed but eventually errors out with the following warning
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