Useful Apache Commands

Check Syntax of your config file:
$ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -t
Syntax OK

Verify your installed version number and build date: $ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -v Server version: Apache/2.0.52 Server built: Sep 28 2004 12:33:10

Verify Installed Modules: $ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -l Compiled in modules: core.c . . . mod_so.c

Verify Compile Options: $ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -V Server version: Apache/2.0.52 Server built: Sep 28 2004 12:33:10 Server's Module Magic Number: 20020903:9 Architecture: 32-bit Server compiled with.... -D APACHE_MPM_DIR="server/mpm/prefork" -D APR_HAS_SENDFILE -D APR_HAS_MMAP -D APR_HAVE_IPV6 (IPv4-mapped addresses enabled) -D APR_USE_SYSVSEM_SERIALIZE -D APR_USE_PTHREAD_SERIALIZE -D SINGLE_LISTEN_UNSERIALIZED_ACCEPT -D APR_HAS_OTHER_CHILD -D AP_HAVE_RELIABLE_PIPED_LOGS -D HTTPD_ROOT="/usr/local/apache" -D SUEXEC_BIN="/usr/local/apache/bin/suexec" -D DEFAULT_PIDLOG="logs/" -D DEFAULT_SCOREBOARD="logs/apache_runtime_status" -D DEFAULT_LOCKFILE="logs/accept.lock" -D DEFAULT_ERRORLOG="logs/error_log" -D AP_TYPES_CONFIG_FILE="conf/mime.types" -D SERVER_CONFIG_FILE="conf/httpd.conf"

Verify your Virtual Host Configuration: $ /usr/local/apache/bin/httpd -S VirtualHost configuration: . . .

Verify the server is running: Note: on BSD-based UNIX systems, you need to use "ps -aux" or
"ps aux" instead of "ps -ef".
$ ps -ef |grep httpd
root     24069     1  0 09:17 ?        00:00:08 /.../httpd -k s
apache   29917 24069  0 15:30 ?        00:00:00 /.../httpd -k s
. . .