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From Yehuda Katz <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache run status: how to tell as non-root user (on *nix)?
Date Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:15:27 GMT
That grep would not work on Debian-style packages because they show apache2
as the executable but it might be the best way on other systems.

- Y

Sent from a device with a very small keyboard and hyperactive autocorrect.

On Feb 21, 2017 8:54 AM, "Tom Browder" <> wrote:

> I need to programatically determine whether httpd is running or not,
> whether I'm root or not. The only reliable way I have found is to use the
> system command 'ps -C httpd' and grep the results.
> Is there a better way?
> Thanks.
> Best regards,
> -Tom

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