Unable to Start OVD Server with Error "java.net.BindException: Address already in use" (Doc ID 1290519.1)

Last updated on APRIL 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Virtual Directory - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OVD process won't restart immediately after shutting down throwing the following error.

[2011-01-10T16:58:22.430-05:00] [octetstring] [ERROR] [OVD-60216] [com.octetstring.vde.VDEServer] [tid: 10] [ecid: 0000IplvtkF4Ewups^k3yX1DAs3g000000,0] [arg
: Address already in use] Cannot start Oracle Virtual Directory server: Address already in use.[[
java.net.BindException: Address already in use
at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.socketBind(Native Method)
at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.bind(PlainSocketImpl.java:365)
at java.net.ServerSocket.bind(ServerSocket.java:319)
at com.octetstring.vde.frontend.LDAP.doAllocatePort(LDAP.java:125)
at com.octetstring.vde.frontend.LDAP.startListener(LDAP.java:275)
at com.octetstring.vde.frontend.ListenerHandler.addListener(ListenerHandler.java:100)
at com.octetstring.vde.frontend.ListenerHandler.init(ListenerHandler.java:91)
at com.octetstring.vde.VDEServer.startServer(VDEServer.java:173)
at com.octetstring.vde.VDEServer.main(VDEServer.java:334)
]]

Cause

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