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Pega 8.3 Development system does not start after a fresh install



Unable to start Pega Platform 8.3 after fresh installation.

Error Messages

ERROR   - Cannot start service [StreamServer.Default]. Will retry in 180 seconds. Remaining attempts: 2 Failed to bind to: / 
at org.jboss.netty.bootstrap.ServerBootstrap.bind( ~[netty-3.10.6.Final.jar:?]

Steps to Reproduce

Start the Application server.

Root Cause

Port 7003 is already in use and is unable to bind.


Perform the following local-change:

  1. Create a DSS (Dynamic System Setting) with the following options:

    – Owning Ruleset: Pega-Engine
    – Setting Purpose: prconfig/dsm/services/stream/pyPort/default
    – Value: 7005 (other than port 7003)

  2. Restart the server.

Published December 2, 2021

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