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From "Ronald Zeelenberg" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Beginner's test problem
Date Tue, 03 Jun 2003 06:44:03 GMT
Did you change the httpd.conf (is DocumentRoot /var/www/html) ?  Which user 
handles apache? Are the rights okay for this user regarding the 

>From: "Nathan Butcher" <>
>To: <>
>Subject: [users@httpd] Beginner's test problem
>Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2003 15:39:17 +0900
>I'm a newbie user with Apache 2.0 running off Red-Hat 9, and I'm trying to
>set it up as a test web-server. At the moment, it is connected to a client
>running Win2000. The connections are fine, and both server and client are
>pinging each other nicely. A sample webpage has been placed in
>/var/www/html/ on the server (and the config file has been set to see it).
>In fact, I've barely touched the httpd config file at all, other than to
>check the IP address and where the web page is supposed to sit.
>The Win 2000 client's TCP/IP properties has been set to the server's IP
>After "apachectl start" is issued, the client tries to access the server's
>IP address to see the test web page, but it times out and displays nothing.
>The connection *seems* to be working and trying to read the webpage, but it
>eventually gives up and says "Page not found". I can't see anything in the
>access_log, but the error_log is repeatedly mentioning something about a
>"Child process XXXX still did not exist, sending a SIGTERM"
>Since I'm a total newbie and pretty clueless so far, is there anythign else
>that I have to configure, or is there something very important that I
>haven't taken into consideration at all?
>I'm stumped.
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