My site accidentally down and shows error in
apache/error_log file like this
"AH00169: caught SIGTERM, shutting down".
And I’m trying restart apache show error. And checking the apache status shows like this:
Aug 17 06:43:41 DIB-Web-Dev-Server systemd: Starting The Apache HTTP Server... Aug 17 06:43:41 DIB-Web-Dev-Server apachectl: apache2: Syntax error on line 226 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Could not open configuration file Aug 17 06:43:41 DIB-Web-Dev-Server apachectl: Action 'start' failed. Aug 17 06:43:41 DIB-Web-Dev-Server apachectl: The Apache error log may have more information. Aug 17 06:43:41 DIB-Web-Dev-Server systemd: apache2.service: Control process exited, code=exited status=1 Aug 17 06:43:41 DIB-Web-Dev-Server systemd: apache2.service: Failed with result 'exit-code'. Aug 17 06:43:41 DIB-Web-Dev-Server systemd: Failed to start The Apache HTTP Server.
I can’t find the issue. Please help me. Earlier it was working for me.
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Hi there @alanj,
As far as I can see from the output that you’ve shared, it looks like that the problem is on line 226 in
I would recommend checking the
/etc/apache2/apache2.conffile on line 226 for more information.
Feel free to share the line here as well so I could try to further advise you!
As Bobby already mentioned the issue is a Syntax Error in the Apache config file. You need to edit the file and check this particular line and fix the problem. It might be a missing symbol/character or an extra one added.
I’ll also recommend check our series of tutorials under the How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts
Hope that this helps!