[rabbitmq-discuss] Cannot bind to SSL port below 1024

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Mar 14 14:35:21 GMT 2012

On 14/03/12 14:31, Lars Ellebo wrote:
> Is it somehow possible to bind the RabbitMQ SSL-listener to a port below
> 1204?

Only by running it as root - this is a limitation imposed by the 
operating system (a faintly ridiculous historical accident IMHO but I 
don't have my own kernel yet).

So either run RabbitMQ as root (not a great idea) or use iptables to 
remap the port.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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