Starting and Stopping on UNIX systems:IBM HTTP Server
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Starting and Stopping with the Apachectl Utility (Not valid on Windows NT)


Applies to UNIX operating system

Description:
The Apachectl utility starts and stops the IBM HTTP Server on UNIX systems.
Applies to AIX
Applies to HP Applies to Linux Applies to Solaris
Location:
base_directory/bin directory  
  • On AIX: base directory is /usr/HTTPServer
  • On HP: base directory is /opt/HTTPServer
  • On Linux: base directory is /opt/IBMHTTPServer
  • On Solaris: base directory is/opt/IBMHTTPD
Options:
  • Start: Starts server
  • Stop: Stops server
  • Restart: Restarts server by sending SIGHUP, or starts if not running
  • Fullstatus: Dumps a full status screen; requires lynx and mod_status
  • Status: Dumps a short status screen; requires lynx and mod_status
  • Graceful: Restarts server by sending SIGUSR1, or starts if not running without shutting down completely
  • Configtest: Performs a configuration syntax test (does not check semantics; see error log when starting server)
  • Help: Help on apachectl.
Usage:
./apachectl graceful
Default:
None
Notes:
Valid only on UNIX
 
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