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Configuring the windows host file to correctly use the loopback adapter for Oracle product installations

Published on November 11, 2012 By Ignacio de la Torre

This procedure is required when installing Oracle products such at the Oracle Database or Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition on a host machine that uses DHCP.  Follow the steps to configure a loopback adapterand then: Open the host file under c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc using notepad Identify your computer’s host name by right clicking on My Computer, selecting […]

Configuring a new loopback adapter in windows

Published on May 13, 2012 By Ignacio de la Torre

Start > Control Pannel> Add  Hardware Click next on the Welcome screen  When ask if you have connected your hardware, specify yes  In the next dialog select Add new hardware device  On the following screen select Network Adapters  Select Microsoft > Microsoft Loopback Adapter from the list  Select next in the following screen to install […]