1591706 - Warning: ORB::BOA_init: hostname lookup returned `localhost' (127.0.0.1/::1) Use the -OAhost option to select some other hostname

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1591706 - Warning: ORB::BOA_init: hostname lookup returned `localhost' (127.0.0.1/::1) Use the -OAhost option to select some other hostname

Symptom

  • A custom .NET console application using Crystal Reports .NET SDK throws a warning, but executes the application.
  • Warning: ORB::BOA_init: hostname lookup returned `localhost' (127.0.0.1/::1) Use the -OAhost option to select some other hostname

Environment

  • .NET Console Application using Crystal Reports .NET SDK
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows XP
  • Crystal Reports SP3
  • IPv6

Reproducing the Issue

ReportDocument.Load() throws this warning.

Cause

  • This issue is caused by the IPv6 network protocol being installed.
  • The localhost address is reported back as ::1.

Resolution

On Windows XP:

  •   Uninstall IPv6 Protocol.

On Windows Server 2008:

  1. Go to Control Panel>Network and Sharing Center.
  2. Click Mange network connections.
  3. Right click on Local Area Connection, go to properties.
  4. In the Networking tab, unchceck Internet Protocol Version 6 (TCP/IPv6).

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Note:  It's not an error but a warning that the loopback address is coming back as ::1 .It wouldn't appear if the IPv6 was getting a real address from a server. 

Keywords

.net sdk , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1