CouchDB Error log msg

rwilliams asked:

I recently upgraded my server to CouchDB 1.5 and I’m continually seeing this error message in the logs. CouchDB appears to be behaving properly accept for this error.

Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:07:35 GMT] [error] [<0.105.0>] {error_report,<0.31.0>,

My answer:

EADDRINUSE means something is already listening on the port that it tried to bind to.

This may be because you have an old copy of CouchDB already running, or it may be because you’ve chosen a Port which is already in use by another service.

To resolve the problem, check the Port in /etc/couchdb/couch.ini (5984 by default) and ensure that no other program is listening on that port, including other running copies of CouchDB.

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