ORA-29257: Host <name> Unknown When Running Remote External Job

(Doc ID 2328273.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to configure a remote external job, the job fails with ORA-29257. Lookup using UTL_INADDR works fine (see below).


 

Cause

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