Attempt to Start WebLogic Server Node Manager Fails with "Fatal error in node manager server" java.net.SocketException

(Doc ID 1472451.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

This error message is seen when attempting to start the Node Manager service:

Running "netstat -ano" shows that the port we use for Node Manager is in use and listening on a stale PID.

Cause

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