Reset Port

Posted on 2008-10-30
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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
How can I reset port  2500 without rebooting the server? I use this port for my ehternet timeclocks and when I go to poll them it says the socket is already in use.
Question by:GMSMRM
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Expert Comment

ID: 22840874
Better option may be to go into task manager & kill your timeclock processes that are currently running!

Author Comment

ID: 22841025

I closed the program. It is not running in task manager. Reopen the program and I get the same result.

Expert Comment

ID: 22849833
It may also be running as a service.  Run services.msc and see if thats the case, if so, end the service and try agian.

Good luck!
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Author Comment

ID: 22852241
No, it is not running as a service.

Accepted Solution

iceblock earned 125 total points
ID: 22852878
Unless you can find the handle thats holding that socket open, you'll have to restart...or you can specify another port for your application to use.
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Expert Comment

ID: 22860287
pull up a command prompt and type netstat -anb and this will list all ports that are in use the progam that is using them and thier pid number.

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31511650
Was not the result I was looking for but probably was the only answer.

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