May 28, 2015 asvignesh
When i was working on a WIX, i encountered some issue in installing the application  (REST based webservice), my service is not started and later identified that the port number which i set in the application is already used by another application To identify whether the port is in use, i used the Socket Class in Java, which is an endpoint for communication between two machines but i used for local machine to validate specified port public Socket(String host, int port) throws UnknownHostException, IOException https://gist.github.com/c830a8f4c94fa17d68a8 if the host is null it will set the host as loopback address