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Set the HTTP port used by the portal

Developer Services Portal v. 4.17.09

By default, the Nginx server installed with the portal listens for request on port 8079. Use the procedure below to configure Nginx to use a different port:

By default, the portal runs as the user "apigee". However, ports 1000 and below are often protected ports, which do not allow access to the "apigee" user. Therefore, you typically  use ports above 1000 with the portal. 

  1. Ensure that the desired port number is open on the Edge node.
  2. Open /opt/apigee/customer/application/ in an editor. If the file and directory does not exist, create it. 
  3. Set the following propertty in

    Where is PORT is the new port number.
  4. Save the file.
  5. Restart the portal:
    /opt/apigee/apigee-service/bin/apigee-service apigee-drupal-devportal restart


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