'Error Creating Socket (No access Rights)' When Trying To Start Oracle iPlanet Web Server as a Non-root User on Port 80 (Doc ID 1302882.1)

Last updated on MARCH 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 to 7.0 [Release 6.1 to 7.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 08-Nov-2013***

Symptoms

The iPlanet Web Server instance is configured to run on port 80 as a non-root user, for example webservd, and the iPlanet Web Admin Server is configured to run on any port as the same user.

When trying to use either the Admin GUI or the CLI (when logged in as the web server running user) to start the iPlanet Web Server instance, the error 'Error creating socket (No access rights)' is returned and the Web Server instance is not started.


HTTP3127: http-listener-1: http://server:80: Error creating socket (No access rights)
HTTP3094: 1 listen sockets could not be created

Cause

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