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Apache Control Command: apachectl:

Red Hat / Fedora Core / CentOS: apachectl directive
Ubuntu dapper 6.06 / hardy 8.04 / natty 11.04 / Debian: apache2ctl directive
Directive Description
start Start the Apache httpd daemon. Gives an error if it is already running.
stop Stops the Apache httpd daemon.
graceful Gracefully restarts the Apache httpd daemon. If the daemon is not running, it is started. This differs from a normal restart in that currently open connections are not aborted.
restart Restarts the Apache httpd daemon. If the daemon is not running, it is started. This command automatically checks the configuration files as in configtest before initiating the restart to make sure the daemon doesn't die.
status Displays a brief status report.
fullstatus Displays a full status report from mod_status. Requires mod_status enabled on your server and a text-based browser such as lynx available on your system. The URL used to access the status report can be set by editing the STATUSURL variable in the script.
Run a configuration file syntax test.


asked Sep 13, 2013 in LINUX by anonymous
edited Sep 12, 2013
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