Simple question. Point port 3000 to 80 for a site

December 4, 2015 1.2k views
Configuration Management Node.js MEAN CMS Ubuntu

Not sure how it's done or where to look.
When I start Keystonejs it starts at port 3000 and i want to be 80....

Is there a way to do that?

Brian R.

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KeystoneJS apps will default to using port 3000, but they will respect the PORT environmental variable. So in order to run it on port 80, you could start it like:

PORT=80 node keystone

See the web server options in the KeystoneJS configuration docs.

In a more robust production setup, you might want to use an Nginx reverse proxy instead of serving it on port 80 directly. Check out this tutorial for more information:

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