When Starting Weblogic Instances Using a New UNIX User, Getting OS message: Permission denied (13) Error

(Doc ID 1278122.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 26, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 9.2 and later
Generic UNIX

Symptoms

In a UNIX environment, after creating a particular non-root user successfully, when this user id tries to start or restart WebLogic servers, the following error is observed:

[ERROR][attach ] Could not bind attach listener socket
[ERROR][attach ] OS message: Permission denied (13)
Could not create the Java virtual machine.

You might have all the permissions that have been given for running a process on a particular port.

Cause

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