Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 616436
system-config-httpd cannot configure IP and port addresses properly
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:20:52 EST
Description of problem:
When configuring the httpd listen addresses system-config-httpd runs the
IP address and the port number together. Converting what should be:
127.0.0.1:80 into 127.0.0.180. The only way to get proper addressing is
to delete all entries.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Just use it.
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Attempt to start apache (service httpd start)
2.Add extensive debugging output (-E file)
3.Attempt to start apache - fails as it exits immediately
reported error is:
(98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address [::]:80
4.delete all entries in system-config-httpd (main)
5.Attempt to start apache - succeeds
The problem makes it impossible to use system-config-httpd as designed.
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The workaround of deleting all entries has been sufficient.
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