OWB StartOwbbInst Fails With: J2EE RMI-00002 Error starting ORMI server x port 23,792: Address already in use (Doc ID 1286677.1)

Last updated on MAY 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Warehouse Builder - Version 10.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Starting an OC4J instance fails with:

ERROR J2EE RMI-00002 Error starting ORMI server x port 23,792: Address already in use


The full errorstack is:

[oracle@exadata unix]$ ./startOwbbInst.sh
2011-01-14 14:38:58.813 ERROR J2EE RMI-00002 Error starting ORMI server x port 23,792: Address already in use
2011-01-14 14:38:58.821 ERROR java.net.BindException: Address already in use
at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.socketBind(Native Method)
at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.bind(PlainSocketImpl.java:359)
at java.net.ServerSocket.bind(ServerSocket.java:319)
at java.net.ServerSocket.<init>(ServerSocket.java:185)
at com.evermind.server.rmi.RMIServer.createServerSocket(RMIServer.java:459)
at com.evermind.server.rmi.RMIServer.createNonSecureSocket(RMIServer.java:373)
at com.evermind.server.rmi.RMIServer.setConfig(RMIServer.java:236)
at com.evermind.server.ApplicationServer.initializeRMI(ApplicationServer.java:2416)
at com.evermind.server.ApplicationServer.setConfig(ApplicationServer.java:1004)
at com.evermind.server.ApplicationServerLauncher.run(ApplicationServerLauncher.java:131)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:595)

11/01/14 14:38:58 Error starting ORMI server x port 23,792: Address already in use
11/01/14 14:38:58 Shutting down OC4J...

Cause

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