By default under windows Vista, localhost is defined as IPv6 address ::1 and IPv6 takes priority over IPv4.
To resolve the issue change any references to ‘localhost’ to either ip-address ‘127.0.0.1’, or the hostname of the local machine. You may need to make this change in the ERP-Scale configuration utility and the monitor utility.
Alternatively (if running release 3.0.3 or later), delete the entry for ‘localhost’ from the list of Sap-Scale servers and restart the utility, ERP-Scale will then create a corrected entry automatically.
You may prefer to modify your hosts file as follows: