Errors Starting OPMN/ONS with "Permission denied", "Communication error with the OPMN server local port" , "listener BIND failed", and "invalid form factor" (Doc ID 390641.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 15, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 10.1.2.0.2 to 11.1.2.3.0 [Release AS10gR2 to Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Attempts to start or stop a process using "opmnctl" commands result in the following errors.

RCV: Permission denied
Communication error with the OPMN server local port.
Check the OPMN log files

You may see the following errors in :

Local listener terminated
..
127.0.0.1:399900672 - listener BIND failed
..
[ons-listener] 127.0.0.1,6100: BIND (Address already in use)
..
Local connection 127.0.0.1,6100 invalid form factor <unknown>

Cause

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