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Old 04-27-2007, 10:27 AM   #1
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simple apache questions


hello all

i download and install apache2 but there is aproblem when ever i want to start server this message is appers

httpd: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName

what is really the problem
 
Old 04-27-2007, 10:51 AM   #2
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what part of
Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName
do you not understand?

1. could not ... determin = was not able to automatically find something it was looking for
2. fully quallified domain name = fqdn = something like www.example.com
3. using 127.0.1.1 = instead of the fqdn apache will use this ip address
4. 127.0.1.1 = an ip address the computer uses for your loopback interface
5. ServerName = an apache directive located in your config file :-)

putting all that to gether:
looks like you are missing the ServerName directive or have not given it a value, hence apache tries to fill this directive itself, failed, and so decided to use an ip address that is most definatly valid
 
Old 04-27-2007, 11:28 AM   #3
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thanx i have uncommented the directive "server name " in httpd.conf file
 
Old 04-27-2007, 01:40 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by adam_blackice
hello all
httpd: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.1.1 for ServerName

what is really the problem
Have you entered the servers name into the /etc/hosts file?

What do you got for:
Code:
$ host localhost;
$ host 127.0.0.1;
$ host <servername>;
$ host <ip-address>;
?
 
  


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