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How To Change The Default Port When The Discoverer 10.1.2 Preference Server Fails To Start With 'failed to start a managed process after the maximum retry limit' (Doc ID 374651.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Discoverer - Version to [Release 9.0.4 to 10.1.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Preference Server, opmnctl, Discoverer, 10.1.2., Discoverer~PreferenceServer~1, Discoverer~PreferenceServer~1


When attempting to start Discoverer an error similar to the following is returned:

Another symptom that can occur is the preferences start up fine; however, E-Business Suite procosses attach to the same port.  When a user updates their preferences in Discoverer Plus/Viewer and/or global preferences are applied with a the applypreferences script, the preference registry (.reg_key.dc) file is not updated.


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