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How to Define Well-Known Address (WKA) Properties and When to Use Fixed Addresses and Ports (Doc ID 1351005.1)

Last updated on APRIL 23, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Coherence - Version 3.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Feb-2013***
***Checked for relevance on 01-Aug-2014***

Symptoms

You are trying to use the well-known-addresses (WKA) feature to form a cluster, but the formation of the cluster is failing for various reasons, ie:

You see node startup error messages as in: 

"Node /172.16.102.54:9095 is not allowed to create a new cluster; WKA list: [/10.5.143.212:9095]"

or, the command-line override options you used seem to be ignored and you still see multicast being used.  ie: you provided:

 

Cause

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