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From Marty Landman <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] help for installing Apache.
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2004 00:46:07 GMT
At 07:08 PM 2/18/2004, Jiang, Jing wrote:
>Is there any standard or steps to check if apache server is set up correctly?

You should be able to browse to and get the standard 
welcome page. Also should give you the locally 
installed apache manual, a very handy feature which tbh I am just beginning 
to appreciate. Also your error log should look clean, i.e. when starting 
the server there should be some messages and nothing that says there's a 

>I don't have any error_log at logs directory.

Jing, my guess is that either you're not looking in the right place, or the 
install didn't work.

>I am on Solaris 8.

I'm not familiar with that particular machine, but have 4 servers running 
here all on i386's and as an example, on my Red Hat 9/Apache 1.3.29 the 
logs directory is at /usr/local/apache/logs and contains these three files:


Hope this helps. If you can't find these files, maybe (as root) do

# find / -name

and post back the results of an ls -al on that directory.

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