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port not LISTEN to my application

unix55
Advisor

port not LISTEN to my application

Hi,

 

i want to open this port 7286 from my PC to my server (11.31) to run "IBM WebSphere Application" . because when i check by this command

 

# netstat -na | grep -i listen

 

nothing appear and by

 

# telnet servername 7286

 

....Could not open connection to the host

 

but other port it's work as 9080

 

and i opened the firewall between my pc and server

 

How to resolve this issue ?

 

Thanks

1 REPLY
Matti_Kurkela
Honored Contributor

Re: port not LISTEN to my application

Make sure your application is configured to use port 7286, and then start it.

 

The ports won't listen to applications: they will listen for incoming network connections when an application has commanded them to listen. A port cannot be open with no application commanding it.

MK