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Why am I getting a port error when opening Splunk Enterprise (free trial)?

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Team,

I've installed Splunk Enterprise free version in my machine since i am learning splunk, installation was successful but getting error whevever i launch spulnk.

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Splunk> Another one.

Checking prerequisites...
Checking http port [8001]: open
Checking mgmt port [8080]: open
Appserver port 8001 conflicts with http port.

Would you like to change ports? [y/n]:

I also, tried to cheange the port but did not help me, could you please help me here.

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Hi nnandi,
it seems like you have another instance that uses port 8001, check using netstat -lntu command.
did you installed over another Splunk installation?

Bye.
Giuseppe

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Legend

Hi nnandi,
it seems like you have another instance that uses port 8001, check using netstat -lntu command.
did you installed over another Splunk installation?

Bye.
Giuseppe

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Thanks Giuseppe,

Yes, it was second time installation , due to some issue i had to uninstall and install it again. I've started getting such error after second installation.
Well, restart the laptop helped me and it's wokring fine now.

Thanks you for your quick reply.

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