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Adding Non-Default Listener Through NETCA Fails With "Use another port number: Port already in use on node(s) of oracle clusterware. Re-enter different information." (Doc ID 2396535.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to create a non-default listener from the RDBMS home for EBS application using the NETCA utility, the following pop-up error is seen:

Trying different port numbers such as 1522, 1523, 1534, etc for all ports will result in the same message.

Environment is a RAC configuration and local listener is already running from Grid Infrastructure home.



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