start apache on alternate port

Karl Auer kauer at
Wed Aug 31 12:57:14 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-08-31 at 05:34 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > root at li289-212:/var/www# /etc/init.d/apache2 start
> >  * Starting web server apache2
> >          (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to
> > address
> > no listening sockets available, shutting down
> > Unable to open logs

> You might want to run 'a2dissite default-ssl' and then restart apache2
> and if that works as I expect it would, you would want to change your
> SSL port used in ports.conf and default-ssl

Except that apache is complaining about being able to bind on port
10000, not 443...? Or have I missed something?

Maybe a silly suggestion, but could it be that you don't want to have
"Listen 10000" in both the ports.conf file AND the apache2.conf file...?

Regards, K.

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