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I have changed the apache2 (httpd) on CentOS 6.4 listen port to 80, 443, 25640 etc no ports seem to work

(98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address
no listening sockets available, shutting down
Unable to open logs

I can't seem to find out what is taking the port though

when I start httpd webmin shows and if I kill that httpd starts successfully however no hosted sites load and with

service httpd restart

I get the same port failed to bind. Could apache start in two different places when I start it as webmin shows it as /usr/sbin/httpd?

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Did this problem start after you added the additional ports? That might indicate a SELinux permission problem. The shell command getenforce will tell you if SELinux is enabled. –  Ulrich Schwarz Nov 16 '13 at 18:36
Ulrich Schwarz SELinux is disabled, the problem accrued after a user decided to install ALL apache modules from webmin... I removed all modules and reinstalled apache and php with yum reinstall httpd -y. –  Mr_Galaxy_97 Nov 16 '13 at 19:02
ulrich-schwarz forgot to mention I am using the root user. –  Mr_Galaxy_97 Nov 16 '13 at 19:25

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if you have selinux disabled, are you sure the ports are not already used, use netstat to verify

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Found the problem, some user on my system installed ALL the apache modules from webmin, they were taking port 80 as well. I fixed this with yum remove httpd then yum install httpd;yum install php –  Mr_Galaxy_97 Nov 17 '13 at 16:37

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