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From Mark Watts <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache Document Root
Date Fri, 26 Mar 2010 14:25:21 GMT
On Fri, 2010-03-26 at 10:05 -0400, Carlos Mennens wrote:
> I for whatever reason am unable to locate the Apache 'DocumentRoot'
> directory setting in '/etc/apache2/apach2.conf' file. I normally would
> find his in httpd.conf but that is emptry in Debian and they use
> 'apache2.conf' for whatever reason. Can someone please tell me why in
> my 'apache2.conf' file there is no DocumentRoot parameter listed? I
> want to change the default /var/www to /var/www/html.
> Thanks!
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/etc/apache2/sites-available/default contains the default VirtualHost
and thus the default DocumentRoot.


Mark Watts BSc RHCE MBCS
Senior Systems Engineer, Managed Services Manpower
QinetiQ - Delivering customer-focused solutions
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