Policy server is restarting multiple times with TCP port initialization failure

Document ID : KB000093485
Last Modified Date : 30/04/2018
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Issue:
Policy server is restarting multiple times with below error.

[16517/4092466896][Wed Apr 25 2018 08:58:30][CServer.cpp:8117][ERROR][sm-Server-01660] Failed to initialize TCP server socket: Socket error:97 
[16517/4092466896][Wed Apr 25 2018 08:58:30][CServer.cpp:6506][ERROR][sm-Server-03470] TCP port initialization failure 
[16517/4092466896][Wed Apr 25 2018 08:58:30][CServer.cpp:4008][INFO][sm-Server-04230] The suspend timeout is 3600 seconds. 
[16517/4092466896][Wed Apr 25 2018 08:58:30][CServer.cpp:4431][INFO][sm-Server-01880] smpolicysrv shutting down 
[16517/4092466896][Wed Apr 25 2018 08:58:30][CServer.cpp:4450][INFO][sm-Server-01890] Unregistering from the Monitor 
[16517/4092466896][Wed Apr 25 2018 08:58:30][CServer.cpp:4461][INFO][sm-Server-01900] Releasing Monitor API
Environment:
R12.52 SP01 CR05
Cause:
If one of the default ports is already in use, then it will throw TCP port initialization failure error. 
 
Resolution:
Kindly verify all the default ports are available to the policy server. 
If possible reboot the server and services will come up without any issue.