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%blue%Starting apache 2

#/usr/local/apache2/bin/apachectl start

%blue%Stopping apache2

#/usr/local/apache2/bin/apachectl stop

%blue%Checking the configuration file

#/usr/local/apache2/bin/apachectl configtest

%blue%For apache to support DSO dynamic shared object it has to be complied with mod_so module
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%red%The birth of apache.

Rob Mccool --- developed NCSA httpd in 1994 and the code was publically available.
Brian Behlendrof and Cliff Skolnick then set up a mailing list and CVS later.
Thus came apache into existance.
Apache was released in april 1995

%blue%Getting Started.

Download apache 2 from

%blue%Verify the integrity of the download using PGP or MD% signature

Download the KEYS and the asc signature files from the main distribution directory

#pgp -ka KEYS
#pgp apache_<version>.tar.gz.asc
#gpg --import KEYS
#gpg --verify apache_<version>.tar.gz/asc

%blue%Verify the MD5 integrity of the file also.

%blue%Apache 2 installation process.

Login as root and create a directory called /apache2 and copy the file

#gunzip httpd-<version>.tar.gz
#tar -xvf httpd-<version>.tar.gz
#cd httpd-<version>
#./configure --help <to check all the configuraton flags>
#./configure --prefix=/usr/local/apche2
#make install
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