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Oracle Linux 7: Failed to Start 'httpd' Service When Server Boot (Doc ID 2613173.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 17, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64


The httpd service failed to start automatically while server booting, this issue happens when setting "IPv6 address to Listen parameter" in /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf and following logs are seen in /var/log/messages:


httpd: (99)Cannot assign requested address: AH00072: make_sock: could not bind to address [<IPv6 address>]:<port number>
httpd: no listening sockets available, shutting down
httpd: AH00015: Unable to open logs
systemd: httpd.service: main process exited, code=exited, status=1/FAILURE
kill: kill: cannot find process ""
systemd: httpd.service: control process exited, code=exited status=1
systemd: Failed to start The Apache HTTP Server.
systemd: Unit httpd.service entered failed state.
systemd: httpd.service failed.





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