How to setup apache2 on my VPS

Posted December 6, 2021 154 views
ApacheDebian 11

I have followed and when I come to the part using: apache2ctl configtest

I get this error: AH00557: apache2: apr_sockaddr_info_get() failed for domain
AH00558: apache2: Could not reliably determine the server's fully qualified domain name,
using Set the 'ServerName' directive globally to suppress this message

Also when following this tutorial the site is still the apache2 default page. I’m not so good with terminal but I have no clue how to get rid of the apache2 default page, and also the errors I got.

I know I don’t use Ubuntu as VPS, I use Debian.

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Hi there,

For Debian, I could suggest following the steps here:

Regarding the index.html file, you can find it at /var/www/html and you can change it with your own index file.

If you have added an additional Apache virtual host, can you share it here?

Also, if you are not using the root user, make sure to run the config test with sudo:

sudo apache2ctl configtest


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