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WebLogic Server Fails to Bind to SSL Port with Error " Address already in use" After Deploying New Application Version (Doc ID 2665033.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 16, 2023

Applies to:

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


WebLogic server is unable to bind to SSL port after deploying the new version of application. It works fine with the old application code.

Observed below errors from the server log:

When WebLogic server is down, no sockets observed on the SSL port 7002.

While server is starting, noticed that there is a socket opened on the port 7002 like below, where as server listen address is set to machine's IP address

TCP :::7002

When configured WebLogic server to use next available port for its SSL (Ex: 7003), the server starts fine and binds to this new port.


 New version of application code is deployed to WebLogic server.


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