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From Wei Wang <Wei.W...@cl.cam.ac.uk>
Subject Re: How to change port number?
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2002 14:24:20 GMT
Since I am not root, it seems that I cannot listen to any port<1023. Is there
any way that I could circumvent this?  



On Thu, 06 Jun 2002 10:00:57 -0400
"Dwayne Miller" <dmiller@espgroup.net> wrote:

> You must either change your default port to be 80, which is what the 
> client browsers are going to try to contact, or listen on port 80 and 
> redirect all requests to port 8080.  Or, you can specify the port in the 
> URL.
> 
> So, to allow users to specify  http://your.domain.com, your browser must 
> answer on port 80 (and possibly redirect them to port 8080)
> 
> Or, your users can specify http://your.domain.com:8080 and use your 
> current configuration.
> 
> You cannot change the DNS binding to a specific port (at least not that 
> I'm aware of).
> 
> Alexander Skwar wrote:
> 
> >So sprach Wei Wang am 2002-06-06 um 14:10:19 +0100 :
> >  
> >
> >>I registered a website at register.com. Now I want to redirect the domain name

> >>to my box with apache running. But register.com only support changing the IP
address binding to the URL. At the moment my apache could only be accessed by 
> >>:8080 . I cannot set that in register.com. How can I do this in apache?
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >In your httpd.conf, you can set Port and Listen to any port number you
> >like.
> >
> >Alexander Skwar
> >  
> >
> 
> 
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