nslookup return value changed when failed searching host (Doc ID 1570566.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2013

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.4 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

After customer upgraded to Oracle Linux 6.4 , cluster verification utility (cluvfy) of DB fails as nslookup returns 1 instead of 0 , as expected in Oracle Linux 5.x versions.

In Oracle Linux 5.x, even nslookup failed with none-existing host, returns 0.

Changes

DB  installation will not proceed after upgrading the OS to Oracle Linux 6.4.

Cause

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