SoapUI Exception: Address already in use: connect

Load testing with SoapUI

soapUI_header_logoWhen load testing with SoapUI this exceptions, SOAP UI Exception: Address already in use: connect, may occur on a windows based system. It typically is thrown when testing a service with a lot of request in a short amount of time.

To prevent this exception from being thrown you can change the TcpIp parameters in the windows registry:

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesTcpipParameters
Add a new DWORD key with the name “MaxUserPort” and a decimal value of 65534.

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