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From Jimmyboy <jimmyjose2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Config file name of Apache 2.2.9 and its default location on Ubuntu 8.10???
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2009 21:00:56 GMT
Thank you for the neat reply, Doug.



On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 2:17 AM, Doug Bell <doug@plainblack.com> wrote:

>   On Apr 15, 2009, at 3:13 PM, Jimmyboy wrote:
>
>
> Hi,
>
> I am following the Quickstart Guide for installing NAGIOS using
> http://nagios.sourceforge.net/docs/3_0/quickstart-ubuntu.html.
>
> One of the prerequisites is Apache2, which I installed, and was successful
> in getting "*It Works!!*" for http://127.0.0.1.
>
> However, I am unable to understand which one of '*apache2.conf'* & '*
> httpd.conf*' happens to be the server's config file. Some say, it is
> 'apache2.conf', and others say, 'httpd.conf'.
>
>
> Because you installed from source, you want
> /usr/local/apache2/conf/httpd.conf. The ubuntu package (from APT) uses
> /etc/apache2/apache2.conf.
>
>
> *1]*
> I installed Ubuntu 8.10 desktop OS in my VMWare. I also installed
> Apache2.2.9 using the *apache2-2.2.9.orig.tar.gz* file.
> "ps -ef | grep httpd" shows the result below.
> "*root   17723       1   0   05:51  ?    00:00:00
> /usr/local/apache2/bin/httpd -k start*" followed by a couple of lines for
> the *daemon* service holding different PIDs. The *httpd.pid* file under
> '/usr/local/apache2/logs' shows '17723' as above.
>
> *2]*
> When I stop the service by issuing the command
> '/usr/local/apache2/bin/apachectl -k stop', I do not find any result for "ps
> -ef | grep httpd". Neither does http://127.0.0.1 work. The *httpd.pid*file under '/usr/local/apache2/logs'
no longer exists.
>
> *3]*
> *Excerpt from the error_log file under '/usr/local/apache2/logs'*:
> [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
> [notice] Apache/2.2.9 (Unix) configured -- resuming normal operations
>
> Looking at the description above, can I say that Apache is installed
> correctly?
>
>
> Yes.
>
>
> Also, the website
> https://help.ubuntu.com/6.10/ubuntu/serverguide/C/httpd.html talks about
> editing the config file *apache2.conf*. Is it true in case of Apache on
> Ubuntu 8.* as well?
>
>
> Yes, but only for the ubuntu packages (from APT).
>
>
>       Doug Bell -- Senior Developer, Plain Black Corp.
>  all that groks is
>
>

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