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Bug 115958 - spamd fails to start (port in use)
spamd fails to start (port in use)
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 102956
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: setup (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2004-02-17 07:09 EST by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:01:21 EST
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Description Gerald Teschl 2004-02-17 07:09:06 EST
Description of problem:
On one of our server spamd fails to start since its port is already
in use:

Feb 17 09:06:18 keen spamd: Could not create INET socket: Address
already in use IO::Socket::INET: Address already in use
Feb 17 09:06:18 keen spamassassin: spamd startup failed

This box runs a number of rpc services (nfs/yp) and I guess some
rpc service happens to choose the same port.


spamd           783/tcp                         # spamassassin

be added to /etc/services?
Comment 1 Chip Turner 2004-02-17 12:45:47 EST
assigning to setup package
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2004-05-04 23:25:48 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 102956 ***
Comment 3 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:01:21 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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