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Setup Apache httpd server

This is a general how to to get a basic httpd service up and running.

Applies to:
Slackware 14.1 (and possibly previous versions)
Apache 2 (and possibly previous versions)


1) edit /etc/httpd/httpd.conf and change/uncomment the following lines:

vi /etc/httpd/httpd.conf

ServerAdmin you@example.com  <---OPTIONAL
ServerName www.myawesomeserver.com:80
Include /etc/httpd/extra/httpd-autoindex.conf <---OPTIONAL
Include /etc/httpd/extra/httpd-default.conf   <---OPTIONAL

All other default settings should be good.

HINT: With these settings, your default webpages should be put in /var/www/htdocs. Your default logs should be under /var/log/httpd.

2) Make it start on boot.

chmod 755 /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd
/etc/rc.d/rc.httpd start



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