In certain cases ports needed by an application to function are dynamically allocated to other applications which causes the application not to function. Is there a way to reserve these ports such that they are not dynamically allocated?
CA Client Automation 12.0, 12.0 SP1, 12.5, 12.5 SP1, 12.8, 12.8 FP1, 12.9
'netstat -b' lists the ports which are being used by applications.
To reserve a specific port, add the port number to the following registry key:
Ex: If port 4728 has to be reserved then add 4728-4728 to the registry key:
Refer the following URL for more information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/812873
IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry.
Before you modify the registry, make sure to create a backup of the registry and ensure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem may occur
For more information about how to backup, restore, edit the registry, please review the relevant Microsoft Knowledge Base articles on support.microsoft.com.