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From John Bickerstaff <>
Subject Re: Alternate Port Not Working for Solr 6.0.0
Date Tue, 31 May 2016 20:13:04 GMT
This may be no help at all, but my first thought is to wonder if anything
else is already running on port 80?

That might explain the somewhat silent "fail"...

Nicely said by the way - resisting the urge <grin!>

On Tue, May 31, 2016 at 2:02 PM, Teague James <>

> Hello,
> I am trying to install Solr 6.0.0 and have been successful with the default
> installation, following the instructions provided on the Apache Solr
> website. However, I do not want Solr running on port 8983, I want it to run
> on port 80. I started a new Ubuntu 14.04 VM, installed open JDK 8, then
> installed Solr with the following commands:
> Command: tar xzf solr-6.0.0.tgz solr-6.0.0/bin/
> --strip-components=2
> Response: None, which is good.
> Command: ./ solr-6.0.0.tgz -p 80
> Response: Misplaced or Unknown flag -p
> So I tried...
> Command: ./ solr-6.0.0.tgz -i /opt -d /var/solr -u
> solr -s solr -p 80
> Response: A dump of the log, which is INFO only with no errors or warnings,
> at the top of which is "Solr process 4831 from /var/solr/ not
> found"
> If I look in the /var/solr directory I find a file called, but
> nothing else. What did I miss? Previous versions of Solr, which I deployed
> with Tomcat instead of Jetty, allowed me to control this in the server.xml
> file in /etc/tomcat7/, but obviously this no longer applies. I like the
> ease
> of the installation script; I just want to be able to control the port
> assignment. Any help is appreciated! Thanks!
> -Teague
> PS - Please resist the urge to ask me why I want it on port 80. I am well
> aware of the security implications, etc., but regardless I still need to
> make this operational on port 80. Cheers!

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