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1624404 - Error INS00293 when installing BI 4.x


The following errors are given when trying to install SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence 4.x:

Missing: Validate network settings (Critical)
Reason: localhost, or the machine's hostname are not pingable. INS00293


Failed: Network settings (Critical)
Information: Running ping failed against localhost,, or the machine's hostname.
Please configure your machine to allow them to be contacted in order to proceed. INS00293



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence (BI) 4.x
  • Any Supported Unix OS


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3


Linux, red hat, solaris, suse, aix, bo, 4.x, 4.2, missing, installation , KBA , BI-BIP-DEP , Webapp Deployment, Networking, Vulnerabilities, Webservices , Problem

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