org.springframework.context.ApplicationContextException

Unable to start embedded container; nested exception is org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.EmbeddedServletContainerException: Unable to start embedded Tomcat

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  • org.springframework.context.ApplicationContextException: Unable to start embedded container; nested exception is org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.EmbeddedServletContainerException: Unable to start embedded Tomcat at org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.EmbeddedWebApplicationContext.onRefresh(EmbeddedWebApplicationContext.java:133) at org.springframework.context.support.AbstractApplicationContext.refresh(AbstractApplicationContext.java:532) at org.springframework.boot.context.embedded.EmbeddedWebApplicationContext.refresh(EmbeddedWebApplicationContext.java:118) at org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication.refresh(SpringApplication.java:760) at org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication.createAndRefreshContext(SpringApplication.java:360) at org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication.run(SpringApplication.java:306) at org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication.run(SpringApplication.java:1185) at org.springframework.boot.SpringApplication.run(SpringApplication.java:1174) at org.icgc.dcc.portal.server.ServerMain.main(ServerMain.java:31) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke0(Native Method) at sun.reflect.NativeMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(NativeMethodAccessorImpl.java:62) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:498) at org.springframework.boot.loader.MainMethodRunner.run(MainMethodRunner.java:54) at org.springframework.boot.loader.Launcher.launch(Launcher.java:104) at org.springframework.boot.loader.Launcher.launch(Launcher.java:61) at org.springframework.boot.loader.JarLauncher.main(JarLauncher.java:52)

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