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OID 11g opmnctl createcomponent Fails with: Command failed: Exception in onCreate(). The provision.log Shows: Error getting free Non-SSL ports Specified NonSSLPort: <port number> not free (Doc ID 2396866.1)

Last updated on MARCH 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Internet Directory - Version 11.1.1 and later
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Oracle Internet Directory (OID) 11g, e.g.,

Initially installed OID using either defaults or non-default / custom ports, for example, nonssl 3070 and ssl 1636.

Later changed the initial oid1 component ports, e.g., back to defaults nonssl 3060 and ssl 3131, following steps 2-4 from documentation:

Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle Internet Directory
Chapter 7 Getting Started With Oracle Internet Directory
Section 7.2.8 Enabling Oracle Internet Directory to run on Privileged Ports

Then verified the the original ports are indeed free / unused, e.g. the following returns nothing:

If using a brand new/unused nonssl port number instead, then the same error is thrown for the ssl port 1636.


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