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2944543 - HANA instance failed to startup due to error "can't listen on port".


HANA instance failed to startup, indexserver trace contains error messages as below.

[25164]{-1}[-1/-1] 2020-06-18 11:36:07.122041 e commlib commlibImpl.cpp(01088) : ERROR/Exception: comm::listen to Host:, port: 30003, Error: Error address in use: $msg$, rc=$sysrc$: $sysmsg$
[25164]{-1}[-1/-1] 2020-06-18 11:36:07.122062 e TrexNet Responder.cpp(00358) : can't listen on port (host unknown)

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  • SAP HANA platform 1.0 or higher.


SAP HANA, platform edition all versions


can't listen on port, comm::listen to Host, address in use, netstat, zombie , KBA , HAN-DB , SAP HANA Database , Problem

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