Confluence redirect 8090 to 80

Hi, I'm running Confluence 5.1.3 as non-root on CentOS 6.3. Since I cannot use ports lower than 1024, I used an iptables redirect as mentioned in the confluence wiki page, but do I need to change anything to server.xml or my base server configuration? Logging in from port 80 externally works, but if I go to for instance the admin section "Manage Add-Ons" and I try to download a new update, it gives me an error and says that I need to check my logs. I think the updates cannot be downloaded because the system tries to download through the wrong port?

Am I missing something?



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Hi Gianni,

Did you reconfigure the Server Base URL in Confluence Admin>>General Configuration>>Edit>>Server Base URL to port 80? It might be possible that Confluence is still trying to access the manage Add on page through port 8090 based on the Server Base URL.

Hope this helps!


Centos newbie. Can you share the iptable commands you ran to set this up?



C. Faysal,

Thank you. That worked.

try this one @mcomsto

iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-port 8080

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