stsnider

Cannot start Publishing Tools service

Discussion created by stsnider on Sep 20, 2012
Latest reply on Feb 18, 2013 by stsnider
I have ArcGIS Server 10.1 installed on Windows Server 2008 and am using the "one machine" approach where the ArcGIS Server and the web server are on the same machine.  I have the Web Adapter installed.  I cannot start the Publishing Tools geoprocessing service and get this error: "Failed to start the server machine xxxx.  Error while starting AppServer.  Required port '4,000' already in use.' 

My understanding from the install documentation (http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/install-guides/arcgis-server/10.1/index.html#//01nm00000025000000) is that ports 4000-4003 only need to be open if you have multiple machines as GIS servers.  Is this correct or do I need to open these ports to publish a map service using a one machine setup?

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