How to change the port number of Apache(web server) – Command line option for Linux server

Hi, we all know the default port for the Apache web-server. The Apache is using the port 80 to communicate with world. We already discussed about, how do we change the Apache port in a cPanel based server, click here to Change the Apache port via command line in cpanel

Here I am explaining the way to change the Apache port on your Linux server. The port number is defined in the configuration file of the Apache web-server. Do follow the steps to change the Apache port from command line.
Apache configuration file:

# /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

Step 1 : SSH to your server as root user.
Step 2 : Open the Apache configuration file with your favorite file editor.

# vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

And change the Listen Address value to your new port number.


# grep Listen /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
Listen 0.0.0.0:80
Listen [::]:80
SSL port
Listen 0.0.0.0:443
Listen [::]:443

Step 3 : Restart the apache service to take this change live.

# service httpd restart
Or
# /etc/init.d/httpd restart

That’s it, then try to access your website with the port which you have selected for the Apache.

 

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