WLS instance encountering java.net.BindException: Address already in use

(Doc ID 1516595.1)

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

When a large number of WLS instances are started in a single go on a particular machine, intermittently some WLS instances might fail with error "BEA-002606" complaining that listen address (ie listen ip:port) is already in use. Log extract would be like:

Cause

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