Set the machine hostname for local name resolution

Some Java-based applications need to be able to resolve the machine hostname to an IP address in order to run. If unable to do so, the application may report the following error:

The installer was not able to resolve the machine hostname.
Java-based applications require to solve the hostname.

To fix this, add an entry mapping the machine host name to the IP address Edit the C:\windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file and add the line below to it, replacing the HOSTNAME placeholder with the actual host name of the machine. HOSTNAME
Last modification September 5, 2018