Re: Port 8080 (was: autorun)

From: Alex (
Date: 11/10/00

> Port 8080 is the standard web server port, and is probably already in use,
Actually, that is entirely incorrect.  8080 is the _alternate_ web port.
The standard port is 80.  However, many people seem to have a fascination
with running their web server as non-root, and since non-root cannot open
ports below 1024 on any decent unix system, they choose '8080'.


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