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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Start Apache on port 80

Oracle HTTP Server will not start on ports below 1024 because on Unix systems only users with superuser authorizations can bind these ports.

Perform the following steps to enable Oracle HTTP Server to run as root on ports below 1024:

Log in as root.

Run the following commands in the middle-tier Oracle home:

cd ORACLE_HOME/Apache/Apache/bin
chown root .apachectl
chmod 6750 .apachectl

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