OHS Fails to Start With the Error "(OS 10048)Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted. : make_sock: could not bind to address"

(Doc ID 1528994.1)

Last updated on MAY 01, 2018

Applies to:

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


After adding a virtual host and assigning the SSL port 8099 in Enterprise Manager OHS server will no longer start.

The following errors are seen in the ohs1.log:



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