Change central administration port number

Follow the below steps to change the Central Administration port number

  1. On the sharepoint server open the command line window and type cd C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions12BIN
  2. To find out the current central admin port no. type stsadm.exe -o getadminport
  3. To change the central admin port no type stsadm.exe -o setadminport -port <portnumber>

for example: if you want to set the admin port to 1499 type the command like

stsadm.exe -o setadminport -port 1499

Change central admin port number
Change central admin port number
Central Administration site after changing the port number
Central Administration site after changing the port number