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Old 12-19-2002, 11:18 AM   #1
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Question Apache settup failure

When I boot my computer up, it lists all devices and tries to start Apache and fails. From my terminal box, I try to start apache and that also tries and fails. When I open my Mozilla and type "localhost" I get an error message "Connection deinied to local host".
I internet connection works fine. I am using RH 8.0. Please give me some wise advise. I have verified that apache is installed.

Old 12-19-2002, 11:23 AM   #2
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Is there any error message when you try to run Apache? If yes, paste it there.
Old 12-19-2002, 11:29 AM   #3
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Run?, do you mean start? it just says..

Starting Apache...
FAILED (in red letters)
Old 12-19-2002, 11:38 AM   #4
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Here's one thing to do: look in the apache logfile.
Old 12-22-2002, 11:40 AM   #5
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Just an update, nothing on my computer works, except for OpenOffice (Micro$oft dejavu). I want to break my computer with a baseball bat. But I will wait to see if the techies at the "install Fest" on Jan. 11 can deal with all my problems.
Old 12-22-2002, 05:13 PM   #6
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if you type in:

/usr/sbin/apachectl stop
/usr/sbin/apachectl start

what do you see?
Old 12-24-2002, 05:56 AM   #7
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I suppose the file is installed

in fact to run the apache , you do it via httpd
you can run it at boot :
run the setup program, in the services you check the httpd

to run it , from xterm,
/etc/init.d/httpd start

to check if it is running
ps aux | grep apache
you get several lines with apache

to check now :
run in netscape (or any browser : http://localhost


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