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Oracle Linux: Starting httpd with Non-Default Port Fails: "(13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address" (Doc ID 3017527.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2024

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64


An Oracle Linux (OL) SELinux-enabled system operates as a web server.
The web server httpd is re-configured to listen on a non-default TCP port e.g. 80 > 88.
When starting httpd for the first using the non-default port, messages such as the following occur that prevent httpd from starting:


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