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Using HTTP(S) on a Standard Port Instead of an Oracle XML DB Default Port (Doc ID 887424.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 30, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Backup Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


It is common that the XDB HTTP protocol server be set to a port number higher than 1023, port 1080 is usually suggested. 

Ports under 1023 can only be accessed by root, so serious security consideration should be made before running this procedure. 

There are certain situations where the customer may want to have the lower ports, port 80 for HTTP or port 443 for HTTPS,  open for access to the database


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