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DB Console failed to start : port 5,520: Unrecognized Windows Sockets (Doc ID 1464970.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2012

Applies to:

Enterprise Manager for Oracle Database - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)


The DBconsole fails to start as follow:

<oracle_home>\BIN>emctl start dbconsole
Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Database Control Release
Copyright (c) 1996, 2010 Oracle Corporation.  All rights reserved.
Starting Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Database Control ...The OracleDBConsoleor
cl service is starting...............
The OracleDBConsoleorcl service could not be started.

A service specific error occurred: 2.

More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3547.



On emdb.nohup


(pid=5868): starting emagent version
----- Tue Jun  5 10:55:47 2012::Agent Launched with PID 5868 at time Tue Jun  5 10:55:47 2012 -----
(pid=5868): emagent now exiting abnormally - initialization failure. Consult '.trc' and '.log' files.
----- Tue Jun  5 10:55:50 2012::Pid 5868 not found. reaped=5868, processStatus=14080 -----
12/06/05 10:55:50 Error starting ORMI server <xxxxx> port 5,520: Unrecognized Windows Sockets error: 0: JVM_Bind
12/06/05 10:55:50 Shutting down OC4J...


 The dbconsole was shut down abnormaly which left some process to use the 5520 port


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