Posted on April 8, 2013 by Jonathan Hult
When attempting to use the Oracle UCM Web Service, GenericSoapService, I ran into the following error using SoapUI:
I was able to track down this error to using a VPN client (Cisco AnyConnect) and Java JDK 7.
The trick is to ensure Java is using IPv4.
For SoapUI do the following:
While I originally discovered this issue with SoapUI (since it is built on the Java platform), I was also having an issue connecting to a remote database over a VPN connection with Oracle SQL Developer.
I eventually discovered SQL Developer also needed the above option.
For SQL Developer do the following:
You can verify that the option was added correctly in SQL Developer by going to Help -> About.
Then go to the Properties tab.
If all went correctly, you should see java.net.preferIpv4Stack set to true and you should be able to connect to your database.