Changing port for Ignition Perspective


Is there a way to configure Ignition Perspective to run on port 80 instead of 8080

You can configure the entire gateway webserver to run on port 80, via commissioning or manually changing the gateway.xml file.

If you just want Perspective to work on port 80, you would need to stand up a 'reverse proxy' on your gateway server, bind it to port 80, and have it listen for URLs matching Perspective requests and forward them to Ignition. Forwarding websocket traffic may be tricky, depending on your reverse proxy of choice.

Do note that background services can't use ports below 1024 in many environments unless they get extra privileges. If using Linux, CAP_NET_BIND_SERVICE provides this permission so you can run Ignition as non-root.

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