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How to change port access phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 14.04/Apache?

Posted October 29, 2014 39.8k views

Hi everyone,
I have a problem. I install phpmyadmin and I can access it from mydomain.com/phpmyadmin.
Althought it’s OK, I want to access it from other port, like mydomain.com:9999/phpmyadmin.
How should I do? Help me! Thanks a lot!

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1.remove symlink to phpmyadmin.conf file

rm /etc/apache2/conf.d/phpmyadmin.conf
  1. make apache listen on port 81

sudo nano /etc/apache2/ports.conf

  NameVirtualHost *:80
  Listen 80
  Listen 81
 <IfModule mod_ssl.c>
       # SSL name based virtual hosts are not yet supported, therefore no
       # NameVirtualHost statement here
        Listen 443
     </IfModule>

3.Now create the vHost:

        sudo vi /etc/apache2/sites-available/phpmyadmin

              <VirtualHost *:81>
               ServerName phpmyadmin
               DocumentRoot /var/www-81
               </VirtualHost>

4.Enable the vHost

    sudo a2ensite phpmyadmin

5.restart the Apache

     sudo service apache2 restart
  1. Create a symlink to the phpmyadmin directoy:
    cd /var/www-81

        sudo ln -s /usr/share/phpmyadmin/
    

phpMyAdmin is a web application, not a daemon. You will have to make your webserver listen on that port and then edit your vhosts so only that port has access to phpMyAdmin.

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