Whereis Apache on Ubuntu
One of the real problems is later finding where Apache puts the various files you need to manager Apache (in many different directories in Ubuntu).
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Apache Configuration Files
Apache2 is configured by placing directives in plain text configuration files. These directives are in these directories:
- apache2.conf file: the main Apache2 configuration file. Contains global settings.
- conf.d directory: configuration files which apply globally to Apache2. Other packages that use Apache2 to serve content may add files, or symlinks, to this directory.
- envvars file: Apache2 environment variables.
- httpd.conf: file for USER specific configuration options.
- mods-available directory: contains configuration files to both load modules and configure them.
- mods-enabled file: symlinks to the files in /etc/apache2/mods-available. When a module configuration file is symlinked it will be enabled the next time apache2 is restarted.
- ports.conf file: set which ports Apache2 listens on.
- sites-available directory: configuration files for Apache2 Virtual Hosts.
- sites-enabled: like mods-enabled, sites-enabled contains symlinks to the /etc/apache2/sites-available directory. Similarly when a configuration file in sites-available is symlinked, the site configured by it will be active once Apache2 is restarted.
The executable files are located in /usr/sbin
Configuration Files are located in /etc/apache2
- Whereis Apache on Ubuntu
Default website root for apache2 is /var/www
The start-up script is located in /etc/init.d
The log file is located in /var/log/apache2