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Starting Oracle HTTP Server Fails With" Permission denied: AH00072: make_sock: could not bind to address xx.xx.xx.xx:443" (Doc ID 2350791.1)

Last updated on JULY 21, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
The note applies to non-Windows platforms only


Oracle HTTP Server start fails with error recorded in ohs_nm.log

<2018-01-19 07:22:27> <INFO> <OHS-0> <(13)Permission denied: AH00072: make_sock: could not bind to address xx.xx.xx.xx:443>
<2018-01-19 07:22:27> <INFO> <OHS-0> <no listening sockets available, shutting down>
<2018-01-19 07:22:27> <INFO> <OHS-0> <AH00015: Unable to open logs>
<2018-01-19 07:22:27> <INFO> <OHS-0> <
<2018-01-19 07:22:27> <INFO> <OHS-4005> <Check the instance log file for more information: <PATH TO DOMAIN_HOME>/servers/ohs1/logs/ohs1.log>
<2018-01-19 07:22:27> <SEVERE> <OHS-0> <Failed to start the server ohs1>



Issue occur after changing ownership of all files under $ORACLE_HOME to oracle user (eg. oracle) using chown command. 


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