[Twisted-Python] Twisted perspective broker on port 80, problem

hbd happybrowndog at hotmail.com
Wed Jun 17 17:00:06 EDT 2009

Thanks to all of you!  Indeed I needed to be root.

Phil Christensen wrote:
> On Jun 17, 2009, at 4:32 PM, hbd wrote:
>> Is there any reason why I am getting this error when I try to get
>> perspective broker to be on port 80?
>> twisted.internet.error.CannotListenError: Couldn't listen on any:80:
>> (13, 'Permission denied').
>> I made sure port 80 was not used by Apache or anything else by  
>> checking
>> with netstat.
> Probably not a Twisted issue. You need to be root to bind to a port  
> less than 1024. Try it with sudo.
> -phil

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