Oracle HTTP Server on Unix - "Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to port 80"

(Doc ID 304465.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The Listen directive in the file httpd.conf was set to the value 80.

After restarting the Oracle HTTP Server (OHS), the error was logged in the error_log file:

error:"(13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to port 80"
OR
error:"(13)Permission denied: AH00072: make_sock: could not bind to address [::]:80"

 

Cause

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