Oracle HTTP Server on Unix - "Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to port 80" (Doc ID 304465.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.0.2 and later
Generic UNIX

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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