Steps to change the default port number for Apache HTTP Server

We all know that as default the Apache HTTP Server will ping to port number 80 . What we have to do when a situation of changing this post number comes? Lets see some simple steps for this…

1. Assume that your new port number is 78

2. cp /etc/httpd/ports.conf /etc/httpd/ports.conf_backupgedit /etc/httpd/ports.conf

3. Find this line- Listen 80

4. Replace with the following line – Listen 78

5. Save the edited file

6. /etc/init.d/httpd restartApache HTTP server, Linux

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