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How can I restart a Apache Webserver in Linux

Obviously our webserver is down and we have to restart this. Does anybody know how to do this? Thanks


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To restart the Apache please enter the following line using a root-enabled user:

service httpd restart

If that doesn’t work, try this command:

service apache2 restart

Good luck :)