FMW 11g Installation Fails With INST-07094 : Ports 7780, 7781 Are Not Free Or Not Valid (Doc ID 1158753.1)

Last updated on JUNE 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The issue may occur with the following FMW 11g 'install' types:
- Portal/Forms/Reports/Discoverer
- Identity Management
- WebTier


Symptoms

During the installation of FMW 11g, you see errors, "Ports 6700, 6701, 7677, 7678, 4443, 7777, 7786, 7787, 7788, 7789 are not free or not valid" in the log file:

[2011-08-02T16:59:53.637-04:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.genericQueries.validatePortFile] [tid: 11] [ecid: 0000J6CIdJrEwGsLoit1iY1EE6If000002,0] Error:Error in validating port file
[2011-08-02T16:59:53.637-04:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.genericQueries.validatePortFile] [tid: 11] [ecid: 0000J6CIdJrEwGsLoit1iY1EE6If000002,0] Cause:Ports 6700, 6701, 7677, 7678, 4443, 7777, 7786, 7787, 7788, 7789 are not free or not valid
[2011-08-02T16:59:53.637-04:00] [as] [NOTIFICATION] [] [oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.oracle.as.install.engine.modules.validation.handler.genericQueries.validatePortFile] [tid: 11] [ecid: 0000J6CIdJrEwGsLoit1iY1EE6If000002,0] Action:Ensure that the port is free, valid and it is not used by any other Oracle home. If ports are specified using a file, check if proper values are given for key.

And, you may also see "Unable to find a free port in range 7001 and 7100" in the log files:

Changes

 

Cause

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