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

Last updated on OCTOBER 01, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

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 xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx.

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.

Changes

 New version of application code is deployed to WebLogic server.

Cause

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