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unable to start apache after setting virtual host

After setting the virtual host for the SSL i am getting error while starting the apache

  • Restarting web server apache2 Action ‘start’ failed. The Apache error log may have more information.
<VirtualHost *:80>
   ServerName bnistore.in
   Redirect permanent / https://bnistore.in/
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:443>
    ServerName bnistore.in
    SSLEngine on
    SSLCertificateFile /etc/ssl/certs/bnistore.in.crt
    SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/ssl/private/bnistore.in.key
    SSLCertificateChainFile /etc/ssl/intermediate.crt

     ServerAdmin webmaster@localhost
     DocumentRoot /var/www/html

     <Directory /var/www/html/ >
           Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
           AllowOverride All
           Order allow,deny
            allow from all
      </Directory>
</VirtualHost>

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Hello there,

Everyone can check our series of tutorials under the How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorial_collections/how-to-set-up-apache-virtual-hosts

Hope that this helps!

Hello there,

I also want to include great tutorials on Common Apache Errors and How To Troubleshoot Common Apache Errors that you can find really useful if you run into an Apache error and you need some help.

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorial_series/common-apache-errors

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-troubleshoot-common-apache-errors

Also, this question was previously posted and answered by Bobby which you can check here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/how-to-troubleshoot-common-apache-issues-on-linux-server

Feel free to then share the output of the commands listed in that tutorial.

Hope that this helps!

Did you check The Apache error log?