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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: Starting Apache - make_sock error
Date Wed, 01 May 2002 03:00:43 GMT

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002 Bill.Albert@sybase.com wrote:

>
> I'm trying to start Apache on Mac OS X, and get this error:
>
> Starting web server
> (13)Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80
> no listening sockets available, shutting down
>
> If I su to root, then I can bring it up.
>
> Does anyone know if it's a requirement to be root on Mac?

Yes.  On any unix-like system (including OSX), you need to be root to bind
to priveleged ports like port 80.

Joshua.


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