AutoVue Server on Linux Fails to Start. Log File Shows Error: "Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't already running"

(Doc ID 1950771.1)

Last updated on JULY 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle AutoVue Office - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue EDA Professional - Version 20.1.0 and later
Oracle AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional - Version 20.1.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The AutoVue Server installed on Linux OS fails to start. The console shows up then disappears. In the AutoVue Server log the following errors are showing:

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.988" timestamp="1416596112067" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.988 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: failed to open listener for inet6]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.988" timestamp="1416596112067" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.988 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[_XSERVTransSocketUNIXCreateListener: ...SocketCreateListener() failed]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.988" timestamp="1416596112067" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.988 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[_XSERVTransMakeAllCOTSServerListeners: server already running]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.988" timestamp="1416596112067" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.988 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.988" timestamp="1416596112067" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.988 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Fatal server error:]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="Xvfb.988" timestamp="1416596112067" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.988 stderr">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Cannot establish any listening sockets - Make sure an X server isn't already running]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1416596112067" level="WARN" thread="Xvfb.988">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Process Xvfb.988 exit code = 1]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1416596112067" level="ERROR" thread="Xvfb.988">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[Process Xvfb.988 stopped, shutting down server.]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1416596112068" level="INFO" thread="WINE 0 Shutdown Hook">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[No process for WINE]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

<log4j:event logger="com.cimmetry.jvueserver.configuration" timestamp="1416596112068" level="INFO" thread="WINE 0 Shutdown Hook">
<log4j:message><![CDATA[No process for Xvfb]]></log4j:message>
</log4j:event>

Note that the Wine and Xvfb packages are properly installed.

Cause

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