Deployment Architecture

How to resolve error "ERROR: The mgmt port [8089] is already bound. Splunk needs to use this port" when restarting splunkd on deployment server?

srisplunk12
Engager

Hi all,

I was trying to restart the splunkd process on deployment server and i landed up getting this error
"ERROR: The mgmt port [8089] is already bound. Splunk needs to use this port"

please do let me know the action to be taken to resolve this .

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Assuming linux, from the CLI:

$SPLUNK_HOME/bin/stop
fuser -k 8089/tcp

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srisplunk12
Engager

I had to forcekill the process using the port 8089 to restart splunk.

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Assuming linux, from the CLI:

$SPLUNK_HOME/bin/stop
fuser -k 8089/tcp

srisplunk12
Engager

thank you. i had to forcekill the process using the port 8089 to restart splunk.

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joshualemoine
Path Finder

awesome. thanks!

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anwarmian
Communicator

fuser -k 8089/tcp works well. Thanks

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kangje168
Explorer

What if on windows?

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Port to linux.
OK, Ctrl-Alt-Delete -> Task Manager, then kill all processes that start with splunk and kill any splunk* services.

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

Did you use fuser or some other command?

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srisplunk12
Engager

i used kill -9 to force kill the process.. i would like to try the above command if the issues happens next time, thank you.

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woodcock
Esteemed Legend

OK, click Accept on an answer to close the question.

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