Don't ask me how or why. I set up httpd to run under Init 5. I set the
path again and set up a nice wee index page. rebooted the machine.
Disabled iptables for the moment as well.
Hey presto Bobs your aunties husband. Web server working as God intended.
20 Minutes later, I have the organisations Intranet moved from a shitty Win
98 machine running PWS to my nice shiny new RH8 server (Well the OS is shiny
and new, box it runs on Ain't)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry O'Donovan" <barryodonovan at eircom.net>
To: "David Crozier" <davidcrozier at hotmail.com>
Sent: Friday, December 20, 2002 11:53 AM
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Apache on RH8
Try manually editing httpd.conf and change the line:
Then save and RESTART THE HTTPD DAEMON
ie. > /etc/init.d/httpd restart
On Friday 20 December 2002 11:33, David Crozier wrote:
> Hi folks,
>> I am setting up a small Intranet server here using RH8.0 and Apache 2. I
> have set up the machine fine and downloaded all the latest updates
> automatically from RH, which was fairly nifty. Set the HTTPD to startup
> boot using the services utility, also easy enough. Was able to access the
> default test page fine both on the machine and from another on our
> All with me so far?
>> Heres my problem.
>> I tried to change the default location from the website to
> where I have set up a simple index.html. Iam using the HTTP Server tool
> under Server Settings. The thing is this won't pick it up. I haven't
> manually changed the httpd.conf yet. I also can't even find the original
> index.html file under /var/www/html/ where its supposed to be.
>> What can I do to fix this.
>> I build another machine with RH7.3 and it worked fine under that!!
>> PS John, I managed to download a working RH8 distro after about 20 hours
> from ftp://zeniiia.linux.org.uk/pub/distributions/redhat/8.0/en/iso/i386/
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