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Jonathan Kuhl
Jonathan Kuhl
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Jenkins error when running

Not so much a question but an issue others might run into that I found the answer to.

I followed the instructions on the page and got the following error

Mar 29, 2019 11:02:28 AM winstone.Logger logInternal
SEVERE: Container startup failed
java.io.IOException: Failed to start Jetty
        at winstone.Launcher.<init>(Launcher.java:186)
        at winstone.Launcher.main(Launcher.java:354)
        at java.base/jdk.internal.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method)
        at java.base/jdk.internal.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62)
        at java.base/jdk.internal.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)
        at java.base/java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:566)
        at Main._main(Main.java:375)
        at Main.main(Main.java:151)
Caused by: java.net.BindException: Address already in use
        at java.base/sun.nio.ch.Net.bind0(Native Method)
        at java.base/sun.nio.ch.Net.bind(Net.java:461)
        at java.base/sun.nio.ch.Net.bind(Net.java:453)
        at java.base/sun.nio.ch.ServerSocketChannelImpl.bind(ServerSocketChannelImpl.java:227)
        at java.base/sun.nio.ch.ServerSocketAdaptor.bind(ServerSocketAdaptor.java:80)
        at org.eclipse.jetty.server.ServerConnector.openAcceptChannel(ServerConnector.java:339)
        at org.eclipse.jetty.server.ServerConnector.open(ServerConnector.java:307)
        at org.eclipse.jetty.server.AbstractNetworkConnector.doStart(AbstractNetworkConnector.java:80)
        at org.eclipse.jetty.server.ServerConnector.doStart(ServerConnector.java:235)
        at org.eclipse.jetty.util.component.AbstractLifeCycle.start(AbstractLifeCycle.java:68)
        at org.eclipse.jetty.server.Server.doStart(Server.java:395)
        at org.eclipse.jetty.util.component.AbstractLifeCycle.start(AbstractLifeCycle.java:68)
        at winstone.Launcher.<init>(Launcher.java:184)
        ... 7 more

If you see this, it's probably because something is already running on 8080. Try 8081 or try closing whatever's on 8080