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  1. Core Server
  2. SERVER-32631

specifying --bind_ip localhost results in error "address already in use"

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    • Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Major - P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 3.6.0, 3.6.1
    • 3.6.3, 3.7.2
    • Networking
    • None
    • CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core)
    • Fully Compatible
    • ALL
    • v3.6
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      mongod --bind_ip localhost --dbpath data --logpath mongod.log
      or
      mongod --bind_ip localhost,10.0.2.15 --dbpath data --logpath mongod.log

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      mongod --bind_ip localhost --dbpath data --logpath mongod.log or mongod --bind_ip localhost,10.0.2.15 --dbpath data --logpath mongod.log

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      Specifying --bind_ip localhost with or without an additional ip address results in the server error:

      2018-01-10T18:17:10.809+0000 I STORAGE  [initandlisten] exception in initAndListen std::exception: listen: Address already in use, terminating
      2018-01-10T18:17:10.809+0000 I NETWORK  [initandlisten] shutdown: going to close listening sockets...
      

      As a result, it is not possible to start a server that binds to both localhost and an alternate IP address.

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              sara.golemon@mongodb.com Sara Golemon
              arnie.listhaus@mongodb.com Arnie Listhaus
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