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I'm trying to run a servlet on a server that wants to use port 8080.  It won't run and when i put in http://localhost:8080 the Oracle servlet engine page comes up.  How do I turn that off and on?
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by:schwertner
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Find the service of Oracle which is listening on port 8080. As I remember the O/S utilities give you the possibility to check out which process is listening on this port. Turn off this service. It will no listen on port 8080.
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Yeah, i know there are those commands but i don't know what they are.  I remember net???????  something or another but the help for just net isn't giving me anything.
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by:mnicoras
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Hi,

stop the service Oracle<ORACLE_HOME_NAME>HTTPServer where <ORACLE_HOME_NAME> is the name give in by you when you have installed Oracle ( e.g. OraHome9i, OraHome81)

best regards,
Marius Nicoras
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I did stop that.  Still when i put in localhost:8080 the Oracle servlet engine page comes up.  In the meantime i've just made the Websphere port 8084.  Would still like to know how to stop that 8080 port.
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If you are on Windows go to registry HOTKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE-->Services-->CurrentControlSet

looking at the parameters figure out which service listens on port 8080. After that figure out who uses this service and stop it.
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by:Koala
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The article (see URL below) describes the problem best. Port 8080 frees up, if TLS listener is stopped - hardly affordable solution...
<a href="http://www.interealm.com/technotes/roby/xdb_ports.html">http://www.interealm.com/technotes/roby/xdb_ports.html</a>

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