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Strange Apache Issue

Discussion in 'EasyApache' started by johnyboy667, Jul 17, 2004.

  1. johnyboy667

    johnyboy667 Registered

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    I did an update/rebuild to Apache in WHM under software because it said I was vulnerable on the WHM page, and now Apache won't start.

    I've executed these commands in shell and they give me this:

    root@host [~]# /usr/sbin/httpd configtest
    Warning: DocumentRoot [/dev/null] does not exist
    Syntax OK

    /dev/ exists when I ls to it, but not the null directory.

    I looked at the error log and SIGTERM appeared in it.

    I've tried graceful reboot, restart httpd, start httpd, doesn't work.

    On the WHM page it says:
    Unable to obtain apache version information. Your apache server at (serverip) may be down, or unreachable.

    (serverip not actual IP)

    And if I try to access the apache status under server information, it gives me the message,
    "Unable to retrieve apache status"

    Which I guess is a given since under service status it says apache is down and since it won't restart.

    BTW, I use Turck MMcache, does this need to be recompiled or something since I updated Apache? How would I do this?
    #1 johnyboy667, Jul 17, 2004
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2004
  2. Sinewy

    Sinewy Well-Known Member

    May 15, 2004
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    comment it out in httpd.conf

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