Change the Port HP SIM/VCEM Uses


By default HP SIM/VCEM will run on port 50000. In some situations it may be required or desired to change this port. The steps below will walk through the process to change the port.


For these steps the partnerservice.bat script will need to be used. This script can be found in C:\Program Files\HP\Systems Insight Manager\

  • Stop all services with the command below

partnerservice.bat -stop all

  • RDP to the HP SIM/VCEM server
  • Browse to C:\Program Files\HP\Systems Insight Manager\jboss\server\hpsim\deploy\jboss-web.deployer\
  • Edit the server.xml file
  • Replace port 50000 with the desired port
    • Port 50000 will need to be changed in 2 places
  • Start all services with the command below

partnerservice.bat -start all

One thought to “Change the Port HP SIM/VCEM Uses”

  1. Great information – but for me – I had to change 50001,50002 and 50003 – then I worked great – I was hitting a vcenter webclient conflict – thank again!

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