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EXTERNAL: OSError: [Errno 48] Address already in use


On Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 1:40:20 PM UTC-4, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> Joaquin Henriquez <joaquin.henriquez at countercept.com>:
> 
> >>Subject: EXTERNAL: OSError: [Errno 48] Address already in use
> >
> > The best way to help if got you to put the relevant code here.
> >
> > The error you are experiencing means that the Port you are trying to
> > bind is already taken by another running process.
> 
> That error usually takes place when restarting a server. The server
> exited with one or more TCP connections open, which left the connections
> in a TIME-WAIT state for some minutes. When the server is restarted and
> tries to bind its address again, the ghosts of the previous connections
> prevent the socket from being bound.
> 
> The problem can be solved by turning on the SO_REUSEADDR flag of the
> socket.
> 
> 
> Marko

Hi Marko,

Can you please tell me how to "turn on the SO_REUSEADDR flag of the socket"?

Thanks, 

Tamara