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Feb 17, 2022 at 11:08 AM

Hana Express Installation issue on GCP VM instance

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Hi All,

I have difficulty connecting to webide or any of the xs apps.



I am running hana express xsa on a vm instance on GCP.

I made the vm external ip address static and then mapped the ip address to hxehost in /etc/hosts file both in the vm and my local system.




Because I installed hana express with docker, I logged into SYSTEMDB and executed the following sql code

ALTER SYSTEM ALTER CONFIGURATION ('global.ini', 'system') SET ('public_hostname_resolution', 'use_default_route') = 'name' WITH RECONFIGURE;

ALTER SYSTEM ALTER CONFIGURATION ('global.ini', 'system') SET ('public_hostname_resolution', 'map_hxehost') = '' WITH RECONFIGURE;


I also setup a firewall rule to allow both ingress and egress for all ports on my external ip address.

but still I still have a challenge of connecting to webide on my browser.

I noticed that with I do a ping hxehost as hxeadmin, it returns the ip address of docker.


Please I would really appreciate some assistance to resolve this issue.

Thanks for your support.


Stephen Midala


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