XAMPP OS 10048 Error


On 02-08-2016 code

How to fix XAMPP’s OS 10048 Error Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted. AH00451: no listening sockets available, shutting down.

So Ive been dealing with this message when running a CLI script that executes the start of xammp. I searched and searched online but couldn’t really find a quick fix. But finally found what works for me.

Im using IPv6 and my localhost IP is ::0

If you open your httd.conf file:

Located at xampp/apache/conf/httd.conf

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#Listen 12.34.56.78:80
Listen 80

Change to

#Listen 12.34.56.78:80
Listen [::0]:80

or if you use IPv4

#Listen 12.34.56.78:80
Listen 0.0.0.0:80

Restart Apache and you should be good to go, no more error message.
Also if you want speed up your XAMPP this is what seemed to do it for me!

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ServerName localhost:80

Add right under that line

HostnameLookups Off