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While Setting up a Docker Multihost Environment without Multicast, the Managed Server Goes into Admin Mode with the Error: "Server failed to bind to the configured administrator port. The port may already be in use by another process." (Doc ID 2702668.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2022

Applies to:

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


Setting up a docker multihost environment without multicast. The managed server goes into Admin Mode and following error is seen:

The goal here is how to set up listen addresses for Admin Server and Managed Server when both are behind a NAT/Firewall.

i.e  The IP address they use externally is different than the one they bind to.


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