Getting Error: "Initialization failed. Could not initialize socket on <hostname>:5099" When Launching the AutoVue Client

(Doc ID 972386.1)

Last updated on JULY 13, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle AutoVue Electro-Mechanical Professional - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.3 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue Office - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.3 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue 3D Professional Advanced - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.3 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue 2D Professional - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.3 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Oracle AutoVue EDA Professional - Version 20.0.0 to 20.2.3 [Release 20.0.0 to 20.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 02-04-2013***

Symptoms

When using AutoVue Client/Server Deployment and trying to launch the AutoVue client the following error occurs:

Initialization failed. Could not initialize socket on <hostname>:5099; nested exception is
java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused: connect
An error occured while connecting to the server.
Restart the applet?

Cause

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