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From "Neil A. Hillard" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] quite tricky, I need some serious help here.
Date Thu, 03 Aug 2006 15:10:07 GMT

>     Vagelis Papadogiannakis wrote:
>     > Ok, after a long night, I finally did the stupid thing...
>     >
>     > I accidentally destroyed all the vhost configuration files from the
>     > vhost.ddirectory.
>     > This directory contained separete .conf files which described every
>     > vhost of
>     > the system
>     >
>     > I dont have any backups (this is what I was trying to do when I
>     > accidentally
>     > truncated them to empty files).
>     >
>     > The apache is running now, but I cannot stop it / restart it / add
>     or edit
>     > the config

OK, this won't help you resolve this problem but it may buy you a little
time!  Make sure that your logs aren't rotated!  When the logs are
rotated Apache will be told to reload the config.  That's really not
what you want!



Neil Hillard          
Westland Helicopters Ltd.

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