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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache for Windows: restarting gracefully
Date Fri, 22 Sep 2006 19:10:47 GMT
Júlio Maranhão wrote:
> Can Apache 2.0.X for Windows be gracefully restarted?


> Using "Apache Service Monitor" what does the "Restart" button exactly
> do? net stop/start Apache2 sequence, a graceful restart or neither?

...a graceful restart.

If you use Win32's service manager, of course it's implemented as a
stop/start, so that isn't what you want.

There's a 'user defined' service control signal 128 that causes graceful,
and that's what the apachemonitor triggers.

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