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Why does the system fail to create listening socket?

asked 2013-04-17 14:40:12 -0500

OldParrothead gravatar image

updated 2013-06-11 10:27:36 -0500

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Instances will not start (and were working). I am getting a message in the syslog stating Failed to create listening socket for Cannot assign requested address.

There is none else in our net with this subnet range.

Here is my localrc config network section, as you can see, pretty simple:


Anybody out there got a hint of where I should look?

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answered 2013-04-21 20:59:54 -0500

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I would suggest to double-check your configuration: if it worked before, what did you change? If you pasted correctly, the fixed range is assigned while the error message mentions

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Typos will bite you every time......

Thanks, found issue for this box.

OldParrothead gravatar imageOldParrothead ( 2013-06-20 13:24:02 -0500 )edit

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