httpd-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] No pidfile
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2007 06:58:40 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robinson Craig [mailto:Craig.Robinson@nrw.qld.gov.au] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 25, 2007 8:54 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [users@httpd] No pidfile
> 
> Thanks Axel-Stéphane,
> 
> Not sure what's going on, but restarted Apache and now have 
> pidfile in correct location. Maybe it's possible for pidfile 
> to be deleted whilst it is still running but after it starts??

Sure it is... The pidfile is filled after apache starts (and is assigned a process id). It
is simply a bookkeeping record so apachectl knows which process to "kill" when you do "apachectl
stop". It hasn't anything to do with a running apache.

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored. 

> 
> Cheers, Craig
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Axel-Stéphane SMORGRAV 
> [mailto:Axel-Stephane.SMORGRAV@europe.adp.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, 25 September 2007 4:17 PM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [users@httpd] No pidfile
> 
> Is it possible that the directory is not writable to the 
> Apache process owner?? If the server listens to ports below 
> 1024 that's unlikely since it must start as root and will 
> have root privileges when creating the pid and log files, but 
> you never know...
> 
> -ascs
> 
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Robinson Craig [mailto:Craig.Robinson@nrw.qld.gov.au]
> Envoyé : mardi 25 septembre 2007 03:34
> À : users@httpd.apache.org
> Objet : [users@httpd] No pidfile
> 
> Dear experts,
> 
> I have inherited administration for a particular APACHE 
> setup. In the conf file, it actually sets a location for the 
> pidfile as follows:
> 
> PidFile /var/run/httpd.pid
> 
> However, upon listing the contents of /var/run/ there is no httpd.pid.
> In fact, there is no httpd.pid on any server. The server is running.
> Does anyone know how this could be?
> 
> Environment: Apache 1.3 on Solaris 8
> 
> Cheers, Craig
> 
> **************************************************************
> **********
> The information in this email together with any attachments 
> is intended only for the person or entity to which it is 
> addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material.
> Any form of review, disclosure, modification, distribution 
> and/or publication of this email message is prohibited, 
> unless as a necessary part of Departmental business.
> If you have received this message in error, you are asked to 
> inform the sender as quickly as possible and delete this 
> message and any copies of this message from your computer 
> and/or your computer system network.
> **************************************************************
> **********
> 
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> The official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP 
> Server Project.
> See <URL:http://httpd.apache.org/userslist.html> for more info.
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
>    "   from the digest: users-digest-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@httpd.apache.org
> 
> 
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> The official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP 
> Server Project.
> See <URL:http://httpd.apache.org/userslist.html> for more info.
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
>    "   from the digest: users-digest-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@httpd.apache.org
> 
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> The official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP 
> Server Project.
> See <URL:http://httpd.apache.org/userslist.html> for more info.
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
>    "   from the digest: users-digest-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@httpd.apache.org
>
 
 
This message is for the named person's use only. It may contain confidential, proprietary
or legally privileged information. No confidentiality or privilege is waived or lost by any
mistransmission. If you receive this message in error, please notify the sender urgently and
then immediately delete the message and any copies of it from your system. Please also immediately
destroy any hardcopies of the message. You must not, directly or indirectly, use, disclose,
distribute, print, or copy any part of this message if you are not the intended recipient.
The sender's company reserves the right to monitor all e-mail communications through their
networks. Any views expressed in this message are those of the individual sender, except where
the message states otherwise and the sender is authorised to state them to be the views of
the sender's company.

---------------------------------------------------------------------
The official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP Server Project.
See <URL:http://httpd.apache.org/userslist.html> for more info.
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
   "   from the digest: users-digest-unsubscribe@httpd.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@httpd.apache.org


Mime
View raw message