11g NETCA Fails With Port not Free When IPV6 Is Installed On Windows 2003 (Doc ID 1131096.1)

Last updated on APRIL 11, 2016

Applies to:

Net Configuration Assistant - NetCA - Version: 11.1.0.6.0 to 11.2.0.1 - Release: 11.1 to 11.2
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (32-bit)
z*OBSOLETE: Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 (64-bit AMD64 and Intel EM64T)

Symptoms

 NETCA tool fails with messages that the port provided in the response file or in the GUI interface is not free.
 Running netstat in front of netca does not report the port to be in use.

The NetCA log shows errors like :

[main] [ 2010-05-06 09:29:36.109 CEST ] [ConfigureListener.isPortFree:1068] Created ServerSocket successfully.
[main] [ 2010-05-06 09:29:36.125 CEST ] [ConfigureListener.isPortFree:1054] wildcard InetAddress i.e InetAddress.getByName(::) : /0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0
[main] [ 2010-05-06 09:29:36.125 CEST ] [ConfigureListener.isPortFree:1057] Creating ServerSocket on Port:1603, wildcald InetAddress: /0:0:0:0:0:0:0:0
[main] [ 2010-05-06 09:29:36.125 CEST ] [ConfigureListener.isPortFree:1100] java.net.PlainSocketImpl.socketBind(Native Method)
java.net.PlainSocketImpl.bind(PlainSocketImpl.java:359)
java.net.ServerSocket.bind(ServerSocket.java:319)
java.net.ServerSocket.<init>(ServerSocket.java:185)
oracle.net.ca.ConfigureListener.isPortFree(ConfigureListener.java:1059)
oracle.net.ca.ConfigureListener.validatePort(ConfigureListener.java:1005)
oracle.net.ca.ConfigureListener.validateEndPoint(ConfigureListener.java:989)
oracle.net.ca.SilentConfigure.silentConfigureListener(SilentConfigure.java:341)
oracle.net.ca.SilentConfigure.performSilentConfigure(SilentConfigure.java:200)
oracle.net.ca.InitialSetup.<init>(NetCA.java:4169)
oracle.net.ca.NetCA.main(NetCA.java:409)
[main] [ 2010-05-06 09:29:36.125 CEST ] [ConfigureListener.isPortFree:1113] Returning is Port 1603 free: false
[main] [ 2010-05-06 09:29:36.125 CEST ] [SilentConfigure.silentConfigureListener:363] oracle.net.ca.IllegalEndpointException: Der f�r diesen Listener angegebene Port 1603 wird derzeit verwendet.

Changes

New installation of 11g. The NetCA tool had a problem recognizing the ports because of an extra network card. As soon as the network card was removed, the NetCA executed successfully. The NetCA in 10g succeed in ignoring this unused network card , while in 11g NetCA has troubles identifying the ports.

Cause

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