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LSOF shows TCP/IP use for Oracle and some ports are required by 3rd party apps (Doc ID 332511.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Net Services - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 8.1.7 to 10.2]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (32-bit)
Oracle Net Services - Version: 8.1.7 to 10.2
Solaris Operating System (SPARC 32-bit)
This information pertains to all Oracle versions (tested on 8.1.x and up) and on all UNIX systems.
Solaris was chosen, but the note also pertains to other UNIX flavours.
This note does not apply to the Microsoft Operating Systems as they use a different method of assigning TCP/IP ports.


This bulletin briefly gives details on TCP/IP use and how the port numbers can be controlled.


The note is designed for anyone who wants to know more about Oracle's TCP/IP port use


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