[Xymon] Unable to start xymon

Chris.Morris at rwe.com Chris.Morris at rwe.com
Thu Dec 20 15:44:44 CET 2012

That would indicate a xymon process is still running!! 

The process id is 3226.

-----Original Message-----
From: xymon-bounces at xymon.com [mailto:xymon-bounces at xymon.com] On Behalf
Of Keith Ferguson
Sent: 20 December 2012 14:12
To: Mike Burger
Cc: xymon at xymon.com
Subject: Re: [Xymon] Unable to start xymon

When i run lsof i get the following

xymond     3226        xymon    3u  IPv4   71314      0t0  TCP *:1984 

But when i try to restart xymon i get the errors mentioned below

Keith Ferguson
Office:212-822-3460 x 123
Systems Administrator

On 12/20/2012 7:45 AM, Mike Burger wrote:
>> I have been adding hosts to a custom file bb-zenor for monitoring.
>> I noticed that when checking my ghost list it was displaying the 
>> following error
>> Failed to retrieve ghostlist from server
>> I then did some research and read that restarting xymon would help 
>> but when i try to restart it i get the following
>> 2012-12-19 11:17:13 Loading hostnames
>> 2012-12-19 11:17:13 Loading saved state
>> 2012-12-19 11:17:13 Setting up network listener on
>> 2012-12-19 11:17:13 Cannot bind to listen socket (Address already in 
>> use)
>> 2012-12-19 11:17:13 Task xymond terminated, status 1
>> Also for the machines monitored if i try to click onto one of the 
>> links i get the following error.
>> Cannot load host configuration
>> I checked and we are not using bb-proxy or any proxy's at all.
>> Any ideas on why this would be happening
> Run the following as root/via sudo to display which 
> application/process is holding the port open:
> lsof -n -P -i | grep 1984

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