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eaccmd nested exception error: Connection refused: connect (Doc ID 1042116.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Commerce Guided Search / Oracle Commerce Experience Manager - Version 5.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On Release 5.x eaccmd commands and scripts that interface with the Endeca Application Controller (EAC) fail with an error message similar to the following:

An error occurred while trying to create the application;
nested exception is: com.endeca.esf.shared.EsfException: java.rmi.ConnectException: Connection refused to host:;
nested exception is: Connection refused: connect


This error has been seen in, but is not limited to the following instances:

- Manager service was not started.

- The wrong EAC port was specified in the command.

- The machine had switched IP addresses and the internal JCD had held onto the old IP address.


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