How to configure port for a Spring Boot application?

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asked Nov 23, 2020 by Hitesh Garg (780 points)  

I want to run multiple Spring boot applications on local and as soon second application I start getting Port already in use error.
How can I configure the port of application in Spring boot?

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answered Dec 5, 2020 by Hitesh Garg (780 points)  
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By default the port used for an application is 8080. We can configure the port by adding the details in the /src/main/resources/ file.

As per the docs either set server.port as system property using command line option to jvm -Dserver.port=8090 or

In add


OR for a Random port

server.port=0 //For random port use

If you are using application.yml then add

  port : 8090