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From "Dwayne Miller" <>
Subject Re: How to change port number?
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2002 14:00:57 GMT
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 

So, to allow users to specify, your browser must 
answer on port 80 (and possibly redirect them to port 8080)

Or, your users can specify 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 Now I want to redirect the domain name 
>>to my box with apache running. But 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 How can I do this in apache?
>In your httpd.conf, you can set Port and Listen to any port number you
>Alexander Skwar

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