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Tests with rds-ping & rds-stress Fail with "bind() failed, errno: 99" (Doc ID 1271342.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.2 and later
Linux x86-64


Doing RDS tests by command rds-ping and rds-stress keep failing. rds-ping fails as below. e.g:

# rds-ping -c 10 -I
bind() failed, errno: 99 (Cannot assign requested address)

In case of rds-stress this error occurs on server and client side.


New installation for RDS drivers.


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