Apache Web Server

Log Files

sudo cat /var/log/apache2/error.log
sudo cat /var/log/apache2/access.log


Get info about Apache:

/usr/sbin/apache2ctl -v

To stop your web server, type:

sudo systemctl stop apache2

To start the web server when it is stopped, type:

sudo systemctl start apache2

To stop and then start the service again, type:

sudo systemctl restart apache2

If you are simply making configuration changes, Apache can often reload without dropping connections. To do this, use this command:

sudo systemctl reload apache2

Check the status of Apache.

sudo systemctl status apache2

Get the host name for Apache:

hostname -I

Get the public IP address for the server. (see major.io/icanhazip-com-faq for details).

curl -4 icanhazip.com