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Repository server fails to connect to Oracle with the following error in the log:

DBException: -21561(0xFFFFABC7), ORA-21561: OID generation failed at OraIntf::connect


The server's hostname (short and fully qualified domain name) must be in /etc/hosts

Steps To Correct

To correct, please enter you hostname into /etc/hosts using vi as user 'root'.

Example myhost myhost.mydomain