Apache is not starting

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Apache is not starting

Postby upmanyu » 01. October 2013 08:44

I installed XAMPP on windows 7 machine,and after installing when i clicked on start Apache in XAMPP control panel so it's showing the error,while the other's are running properly.
3:17:06 [Apache] Problem detected!
13:17:06 [Apache] Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
13:17:06 [Apache] Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!
13:17:06 [Apache] You need to uninstall/disable/reconfigure the blocking application
13:17:06 [Apache] or reconfigure Apache and the Control Panel to listen on a different port
13:17:06 [Apache] Attempting to start Apache app...
13:17:06 [Apache] Status change detected: running
13:17:06 [Apache] Status change detected: stopped
13:17:06 [Apache] Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly.
13:17:06 [Apache] This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies,
13:17:06 [Apache] improper privileges, a crash, or a shutdown by another method.
13:17:06 [Apache] Press the Logs button to view error logs and check
13:17:06 [Apache] the Windows Event Viewer for more clues
13:17:06 [Apache] If you need more help, copy and post this
13:17:06 [Apache] entire log window on the forums
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XAMPP Version: 5.5.19
Operating System: windows-7 64 bit

Re: Apache is not starting

Postby Nobbie » 01. October 2013 10:49

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!

Port 443 in use by ""C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware-hostd.exe" -u "C:\ProgramData\VMware\hostd\config.xml"" with PID 4832!
Apache WILL NOT start without the configured ports free!


...clear enought?
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Re: Apache is not starting

Postby Allam » 01. February 2014 18:55

Port number 443 is already used by VMWARE, that's why Apache won't start. Search for "Listen 443" in httpd-ssl.conf file located in "xampp\apache\conf\extra" and modify the port number.
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XAMPP Version: 5.5.19
Operating System: Windows 7


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