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After a reboot Web Management Service fails to start. I see the following error in Event Log

Unable to bind to the underlying transport for 192.168.0.101:8172. The IP Listen-Only list may contain a reference to an interface which may not exist on this machine.  The data field contains the error number.

I replaced my real IP with 192.168.0.101.

The problem seems to be obvious - someone else is using port 8172 during Web Management Service startup... but how do I find which process was it?

If I run service manually it starts successfully, meaning whatever is blocking 8172 is down by the time I can log into the box. Is there any way to trace usage of the ports by application during startup?

I am using Windows Server 2012 R2 and IIS 8.5.

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    How does the message The IP Listen-Only list may contain a reference to an interface which may not exist on this machine. leads you to the conclusion that someone else is using port 8172 during ... startup? – Sven Sep 11 '17 at 9:31
  • Mostly google (there are a lot of issues with port 80 being used by something else and the message is the same) and the fact that I can start the service manually after a few seconds. But I might be completely wrong... – Aleksei Poliakov Sep 11 '17 at 9:38
  • I changed startup type from Automatic to Delayed using sc config WMSVC start=delayed-auto command. It works as workaround, but I still have no idea why the service fails to start during boot time – Aleksei Poliakov Sep 15 '17 at 10:11

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