nginx: [emerg] bind() to failed (13: Permission denied)

steve steve at
Mon Feb 15 04:30:19 UTC 2016

As you're using a 'privileged' port ( ie one with a value lower than 
approx 1000 ), the process needs to be run by a superuser. You can set 
it up through sudo to reduce the risk for an ordinary user.

On 02/13/2016 07:22 AM, smsmaddy1981 wrote:
> Any other feasibility to achieve restart of Nginx from user other than root?
> Posted at Nginx Forum:,264319,264498#msg-264498
> _______________________________________________
> nginx mailing list
> nginx at

Steve Holdoway BSc(Hons) MIITP
Skype: sholdowa

More information about the nginx mailing list