RSH error:can't get stderr port: Cannot assign requested address (Doc ID 1623264.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 1/13 U11 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When lot of rsh commands are launched,the message "can't get stderr port: Cannot assign requested address" is logged in 
/var/adm/message .
This behavior seems to show that rsh solicit lot of privileged port and the system can not provide enough sockets. 


 # egrep in.rshd /var/adm/messages.0 | wc -l
  882632

Feb 4 03:09:59 test2 rsh[29153]: [ID 365563 daemon.error] can't get stderr port: Cannot assign requested address
Feb 4 03:09:59 test2 rsh[29153]: [ID 365563 daemon.error] can't get stderr port: Cannot assign requested address
Feb 4 03:09:59 test2 rsh[29154]: [ID 365563 daemon.error] can't get stderr port: Cannot assign requested address
Feb 4 03:09:59 test2 rsh[29154]: [ID 365563 daemon.error] can't get stderr port: Cannot assign requested address
Feb 4 03:09:59 test2 rsh[29155]: [ID 365563 daemon.error] can't get stderr port: Cannot assign requested address

Cause

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