E-CR: Crystal 2008 Reports Run In Process Scheduler "ORB::BOA_init: hostname lookup returned `localhost'" (Doc ID 1067919.1)

Last updated on JULY 02, 2014

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.50 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

PT 8.50
Crystal Reports 2008
Windows 2008

When attempting to run Crystal Reports from the process scheduler on the same machine where Crystal Reports 2008 is installed, the following Warning occurs:

Warning: ORB::BOA_init: hostname lookup returned `localhost' (127.0.0.1/::1)
Use the -OAhost option to select some other hostname

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. On a Windows 2008 server, submit delivered XRFWIN Crystal report to process scheduler
2. navigate to the Process Monitor and open the CRW*.log
3. observe the warning

BUSINESS IMPACT
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This message is not known to represent any error, it is a Warning only
If the process does go to Runstatus = Error, then enable Crystal Trace in the process scheduler configuration file psprcs.cfg to drill into the details of the error.

Cause

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