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From "Brian Munroe" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] recovering a .conf file
Date Wed, 26 Nov 2008 19:41:41 GMT
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 8:21 AM, André Warnier <> wrote:
> John Clement wrote:
>> I accidentally removed a .conf file from the conf.d directory.
>> I had hopes that I could get the config back using httpd -S, but it
>> seemingly only shows sites defined in the files that are still there and
>> not a great deal of detail at that.
>> Apache is still running, is there any way of dumping out the config from
>> the running apache?

I *thought* there was a trick of causing the httpd to dump core, then
run strings on the corefile to aid in reconstruction.

Hopefully, you are running on a UNIX type OS...

-- brian

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