How to start or stop apache on Ubuntu or centos Linux

Most of the time we stuck with the situation “how to start or stop apache on ubuntu linux”. Becasue this can be done through a little bit different cosmmand.

Starting apache httpd server on centos linux

step 1: login as root user  by typing following command

su -

Now it will ask for password. Please provide your root password

Step 2:
To start apache  http server on centos use below command

service httpd start

To stop apache http server  on centos use below command

service httpd stop

Starting and stoping apache on Ubuntu Linux

To start apache on ubuntu

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 start

To stop apache on ubuntu

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 stop

To restart apache2 server

sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart
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