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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] SERVER_PORT always reported at 80 (apache 2.2)
Date Tue, 04 Sep 2007 15:19:28 GMT
On 9/4/07, Mike Heald <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm running apache 2.2 on ubuntu 7.04 and I'm seeing come strange behaviour
> with the SERVER_PORT environment variable.
> My server does not listen on port 80. My ports.conf contains :
> Listen *:4242
> and an nmap of my host shows only port 4242 listening. However, when I make a
> request to a cgi application, the SERVER_PORT env variable is set to 80. I've
> seen a few people with the same problem, but they were running 1.3 so the
> solution of having a Port directive does not work for me.

Check your setting of UseCanonicalName and ServerName. Note that
ServerName now takes a :port argument, so it does exactly what the
Port directive did in 1.3.


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