Starting Confluence node fails with 'Port  is already in use and auto-increment is disabled. Hazelcast cannot start' error
Platform Notice: Server and Data Center Only - This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.
Attempting to start the second node in the same machine results in the following error found in the
[com.hazelcast.instance.DefaultAddressPicker] log null [dev] [3.3-RC1-atlassian-1] Port  is already in use and auto-increment is disabled. Hazelcast cannot start. java.net.BindException: Address already in use
Both nodes are using the same Hazelcast port
Shutdown the second node
Add the following system property (See: Configuring System Properties):
- Startup Confluence again