Listener Fails to Start and Reports Error TNS-12542 Address Already in Use
(Doc ID 1107064.1)
Last updated on MARCH 06, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Net Services - Version 188.8.131.52 to 184.108.40.206.0 [Release 9.2 to 18.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The listener fails to start and the following error stack is thrown at the Lsnrctl utility prompt:
Text: TNS:address already in use
This may be a new installation or the listener.ora file has been edited manually since the last listener restart.
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