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From "Barth \(John\) Jones" <musicbyba...@alltel.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Turning Off Apache
Date Tue, 08 Jun 2004 00:56:59 GMT
I run Apache on WindowsXP.  Can't David just hit "Control-C" to shut it
down?  That's what I do.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joshua Slive" <joshua@slive.ca>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, June 07, 2004 7:20 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Turning Off Apache


>
> On Mon, 7 Jun 2004, David Blomstrom wrote:
> > The instructions say the command to turn Apache off is
> > apache -k stop, or apache -k shutdown. I can't type
> > anything in Apache's "daemon," or whatever it's
> > called. So I have to use Windows "command prompt,"
> > right?
> >
> > At any rate, I typed both commands into command
> > prompt, and had no luck. I thought perhaps I need to
> > navigate to the Apache folder first, so I managed to
> > change directories to c:\xampp\apache\, and I still
> > struck out.
>
> "I still struck out" and "had no luck" are incredibly non-descriptive.
> What exactly happened?  If you got "apache is not a recognized program
> ..." then you haven't yet found the correct directory.  You probably need
> the "bin" directory under the apache install.
>
> > Surely there's an easier way to turn off Apache. (Or
> > do I absolutely have to turn it off before I can set
> > up a virtual host?) Any tips?
>
> Apache is just a standard service and can be controlled in the same way as
> other services.  For example, you can use the service manager, or you can
> type
> net stop apache2
> at the command prompt (assuming apache2 is the name of your service).
>
> It is also likely that you have the apache service montior running: it is
> a little red feather with a green arrow in your tray (lower right).  Click
> on this to get an app which can be used to control apache.
>
> Joshua.
>
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