What is IP=FIRST in the LISTENER.ORA file ?
(Doc ID 300729.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 03, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 220.127.116.11 [Release 10.1 to 11.2]
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Checked for relevance on 14-MAY-2013.
Starting with Oracle10g 10.1.0.3 you will see the property IP=FIRST in the LISTENER.ORA file. What is IP=FIRST used for ?
(ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = racnode1-vip)(PORT = 1521)(IP = FIRST))
(ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = racnode1)(PORT = 1521)(IP = FIRST))
This note is intended to clarify usage for the IP=FIRST statement, usually in RAC setups.
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