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mahmood
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Apache sample page not available

Post by mahmood » 2018/08/27 11:43:32

Although I have installed httpd via yum, there is no sample page at /var/www/html

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$ yum list httpd
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * base: mirror.saglayici.com
 * extras: mirror.muvhost.com
 * updates: ftp.linux.org.tr
Installed Packages
httpd.x86_64                             2.4.6-80.el7.centos.1                              @updates
$ ls /var/www/
cgi-bin  html
$ ls /var/www/html/
$
Is that OK?

pjsr2
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Re: Apache sample page not available

Post by pjsr2 » 2018/08/27 13:08:30

There is no sample page in /var/www/html.

Apache httpd configures the location of the default "Welcome" page in the file /etc/httpd/conf.d/welcome.conf.
The contents for that "Welcome" page are located in /usr/share/httpd/noindex/

To disable the "Welcome" page, comment out all lines in /etc/httpd/conf.d/welcome.conf, as described in the comments in that file.

mahmood
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Re: Apache sample page not available

Post by mahmood » 2018/08/28 06:45:46

Do you mean that if I change the DocumentRoot to /usr/share/httpd/noindex/ then I am able to see the sample page? Or I have to change somethings in /etc/httpd/conf.d/welcome.conf
?

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Re: Apache sample page not available

Post by TrevorH » 2018/08/28 09:32:39

The welcome page is configured from that welcome.conf file that you were pointed to. It works only if there is no file in the docroot that is matched by the list of files that it looks for like index.html (list is configurable so you'd need to look and see what files it looks for). If one of those files is not present then it gets an error and the welcome.conf is set to display the welcome page on that error.
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