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Re: httpd.conf problems - SOLVED!!



Found the problem.  SELinux was the problem.  Found the solution at
http://72.14.203.104/search?q=cache:epnbAX_bGy8J:blogs.redhat.com/fedora_blogs/FEDORA_BLOGS.html+fc5+httpd.conf+Listen&hl=en&gl=ca&ct=clnk&cd=3

Notice it's in Google Cache as the posting no longer exists on the
page in the link provided by the search hit.

By the way is this getting out to the list?  Didn't see my original
posting come through, and no replies which I was suprised given how
active this list is.

Thanks,

Jacques B.

On 3/22/06, Jacques B. <jjrboucher gmail com> wrote:
> I did a fresh install of FC5 on my web server (was FC2, now FC5).  I
> was previously using two Listen commands in the httpd.conf file (just
> ports i.e.
>
> Listen 80
> Listen 443
>
> And I was using .htaccess & .htpasswd for access control to a site on port 80.
>
> However I get a Failed when trying to start the httpd with another
> Listen command in the conf file.  At startup the error was something
> like it couldn't bind to 0.0.0.0:443.
>
> And the .htaccess is not prompting for a password.  I've gone over the
> old .conf file that I had saved and the new one and can't see anything
> that I'm missing.  I have the Virtual Host commands, and the
> NameVirtualHost *:80 as well as a second such command for the
> alternate port.  And I've opend up those ports in iptables (which
> wouldn't affect starting the httpd, it would only affect connecting to
> it, but just to make sure...)
>
> Any idea what might be causing this problem?  I've re-booted a number
> of times just to be certain.  If I comment out the second Listen
> command (which is on its own line, and I use vi to do all my editing),
> it works.  But if I put in the second Listen command regardless of the
> alternate port, httpd fails to start.
>
> By the way where could I go to see the errors produced on startup?  I
> checked /var/log/messages and dmesg but couldn't find the error
> message generated on bootup when trying to start the httpd.  When
> trying to start it afterwards using /etc/init.d/httpd start, it simply
> says failed.  Could I make that more verbrose?  Couldn't find any
> switches in the man pages that would do that.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jacques B.
>


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