Starting Oracle HTTP Server 12.1.3 Instances on a Privileged Port !!

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Hi Techies,

In this post, will see how to install  OHS12C and also how to configure OHS with privileged port 80.


Starting OHS server instance:

Checking the instances access through URL

Stopping OHS server instance:

Editing the httpd.conf file to serve Port 80 by the OHS instance.


After editing trying to start the instance, where it’s thrown an error to start.

For the error in the screenshot above, Oracle Support gave a solution to apply a patch.

Followed below Doc id to solve the issue.

Oracle HTTP Server on Unix – “Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to port 80” (Doc ID 304465.1)

Note 1599750.1 OHS 12c Fails to Start Port Below 1024 on Linux 6 With Error “Permission denied: make_sock: could not bind to address”

Successfully applied the patch.

Do the below activity as given in the link


Now start the OHS 12c server instance, it should have to succeed.


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