This quick post is about changing default port in Apache. Say if you wanted to work with IIS and Apache both. Now, both web server uses port 80 and so you can’t have both of them at the same time. So one has to sacrifice it’s favorite port Open-mouthed smile. In my case it was Apache not because I am MSFT technology user but just because I am working with Apache just as sort of self improvement project and most of the time I will want have to work with IIS. So I need to change default port of Apache listen to some other number then 80, which is very simple process.

All you need to do is to locate “httpd.conf” file and look for section where it mentions about listening port. Something similar below,

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