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:
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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