Unable to Assign desired IP in robot.cfg

Document ID : KB000046392
Last Modified Date : 14/02/2018
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The robot is not binding to the robotip set in robot.cfg




Robot: 7.7x

Applicable to all operating systems




In some situations the robot may not be able to find that the ip address is a correct address. You will see the following in the log

Specified IP ( is not recognized as a local ip. No IP change, using




Simply edit the systems hosts file to include the ip address and fully qualified domain name and then restart the robot. The error message should disappear.