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Old 10-17-2002, 11:48 PM   #1
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apache refuses to start after hostname change

I am having a bit of a problem with apache and my hostname. Before i changed my hostname it worked perfectly. Now it won't start, and this is what appears in the error_log:

[alert] mod_unique_id: unable to gethostbyname("olof")

olof, is the new hostname. I've read the info page about mod_unique_id in the apache manual but it hasn't been of much help.

Does anybody know where the problem is??


Old 10-18-2002, 03:26 AM   #2
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Did you adjust the settings to the httpd.conf also ?
Old 02-01-2004, 12:20 AM   #3
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what line in the httpd.conf would you change?
Old 02-01-2004, 02:13 AM   #4
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I believe it's Servername. So in your httpd.conf it should look like this:

ServerName olof



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