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BindException Error

Post by redeclipse » 02 Jan 2013, 19:14

I recently installed FileBot and was eager to use it to organize my Plex library, but encountered an error when trying to do so.

When I started up FileBot and dragged in one of my folders to be organized I got the error "BindException: Cannot assign requested address: connect". If anyone knows of a solution to this please reply, any help is appreciated!

Picture of error I encounter: http://i.imgur.com/Lwv2X.jpg

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Re: BindException Error

Post by rednoah » 03 Jan 2013, 05:04

Some sort of low-level network issue. Possibly something misconfigured, firewall, VPN, etc. But I've never seen that one so not sure what to do and where to start...
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Re: BindException Error

Post by redeclipse » 03 Jan 2013, 06:15

rednoah wrote:Some sort of low-level network issue. Possibly something misconfigured, firewall, VPN, etc. But I've never seen that one so not sure what to do and where to start...
What port does FileBot use? I'm thinking it might have to do with another program using that port, and is it possible to change the port FileBot uses?

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Re: BindException Error

Post by rednoah » 03 Jan 2013, 06:34

Actually it's not using any ports. Listening to ports. Somehow it can't establish and outbound connection. Normally there shouldn't be any trouble and has nothing to do with port forwarding etc... my out of the blue guess is firewall not letting it connect
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Re: BindException Error

Post by redeclipse » 03 Jan 2013, 15:02

This is confusing me, I made sure to let FileBot through the Windows Firewall, but still no luck. I hope you might have another idea because I really would love to use this program.

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Re: BindException Error

Post by rednoah » 03 Jan 2013, 15:12

Random Idea 2: Maybe it's an IPv6/IPv4 problem? Try forcing IPv4 by adding this to the startup options in the *.l4j.ini file.

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-Djava.net.preferIPv4Stack=true
Random Idea 3: Run Java/FileBot in compatibility mode for Win 7 or XP. I'm pretty sure this as a Java 7 / Windows 8 issue.

Random Idea 4: Downgrade to Java 6.
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Re: BindException Error

Post by redeclipse » 03 Jan 2013, 16:56

Awesome, the Random Idea 2 worked great!

Can't wait to use this more and more, thanks again!

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