When trying to start the Altiris Service, a System.Net.Remoting error is logged with the following detail:
Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted.
The exact cause is unknown.
A race condition is suspected in the OS and network stack or NIC drivers
There are two possible workarounds:
If these do not resolve the issue, please contact Microsoft Support Services.
The service on this specific system would always start on boot. The error would only happen when stopping and starting the Altiris Service after a system boot.
The port that the Altiris Service was trying to acquire, 4010, was not listed as in use by either netstat or TCPView.
Window Server 2003 Standard SP2
Dual-port Intel Pro/1000 NIC
Dual-port Broadcom Gigabit NIC