Hy, my apache2 server is not responding. When I access my server, it gives me an error, and when I try to start the server via ssh it also gives an error too.
service apache2 start [....] Starting web server: apache2Action 'start' failed. The Apache error log may have more information. failed!
When I write tail /var/log/apache2/error.log.1, it returns my that message, between others:
[Fri Mar 10 11:25:03 2017] [error] [client 18.104.22.168] File does not exist: /var/www/mysql
The problem is that i don’t recognize this IP 22.214.171.124, and I don’t know why it’s registered in the log file.
This and other IP’s adresses are appearing at the log, and it’s not mine.
What can be happening?
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Well, for some reason i don’t really no, the error.log wais saying that apache2 was unable to access the error_log file. I created the error_log empty file at the local it seemed to be pointed (another one at /var/www/logs/error_log) and the server could now restart. Now the problem is solved.
When I try to restar apache, I get this:
When I type “tail /var/log/error.log.1”, i get this:
That’s it. I believe it’s something malicious that cracked my server. I don’t recognize anyone of theses IP addresses.
Hope this information is helpful.
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The error you’re seeing in line you pasted simply states that
/var/www/mysqldoesn’t exist as a file, which is why it was logged. As far as what was trying to access it, other that the IP logged, it’s hard to say without more information.