Can't start server: Bind on TCP/IP port: Address already in use (Doc ID 2054529.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2017

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Generic Linux

Symptoms

MySQL Server doesn't start.

Error log shows messages like following:

2015-09-18 13:12:46 1651 [ERROR] Can't start server: Bind on TCP/IP port: Address already in use
2015-09-18 13:12:46 1651 [ERROR] Do you already have another mysqld server running on port: 3306 ?

Cause

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