Nginx 0.8.4 Trying to bind on port 80 ?

Michael Shadle mike503 at
Mon Jun 29 01:53:02 MSD 2009

I thought you had said iptables originally. Except according to your  
lsof output port 80 is in use by apache2...

At least that's what I gandered unless that was 8080 and it's labeled  
as www.   I'm on my phone right now so it's hard to go back and forth  
but check that quick (if I'm not wrong about 8080 being labeled www as  

Sent from my iPhone

On Jun 28, 2009, at 1:49 PM, "olefebvre" <nginx-forum at> wrote:

> No !!! As i wrote on the first page the setup is as follow:
> IPTABLES roots external access to port 80 to port 8080 which is  
> NGinx Listening Port.
> From then on either NGinx serves all the pages or proxy them to  
> Apache depending on which Vhost is considered. So it's really Nginx  
> proxying to Apache not the other way round. With this setup i can  
> simply remove Nginx by just erasing the IPTABLES rule.
> This setup has not been changed for months, and it works for every  
> Nginx iteration up to 0.8.3, but fail with bind error on the 0.8.4  
> release.
> Posted at Nginx Forum:,3498,3506#msg-3506

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