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httpd(8)                                                 httpd(8)

       httpd - Apache hypertext transfer protocol server

       httpd [ -hlvX?  ] [ -d serverroot ] [ -f config ]

       httpd  is  the  Apache  HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
       server program. It is designed to be run as  a  standalone
       daemon  process. When used like this is will create a pool
       of child processes to handle requests. To stop it, send  a
       TERM  signal  to  the initial (parent) process. The PID of
       this process is written to a file as given in the configu-
       ration  file.   Alternatively  httpd may be invoked by the
       Internet daemon inetd(8) each time  a  connection  to  the
       HTTP service is made. Normally this service can be enabled
       for startup on OpenBSD by editing /etc/rc.conf.

       This manual page only lists the  command  line  arguments.
       For details of the directives necessary to configure httpd
       see the Apache manual, which is part of the Apache distri-
       bution  or  can  be found at http://www.apache.org/, or in
       /var/www/htdocs/manual.   Paths  in   this   manual   page
       reflect those compiled into httpd by default with OpenBSD.

       -d serverroot
                   Set  the  initial  value  for  the  ServerRoot
                   directive  to serverroot. This can be overrid-
                   den by the ServerRoot command in the  configu-
                   ration file. The default is /var/www.

       -f config   Execute  the  commands  in  the file config on
                   startup. If config does not begin  with  a  /,
                   then  it is taken to be a path relative to the
                   ServerRoot. The default is conf/httpd.conf.

       -h          Output a  list  of  directives  together  with
                   expected arguments and places where the direc-
                   tive is valid.

       -l          Output a list of  modules  compiled  into  the

       -X          Run   in  single-process  mode,  for  internal
                   debugging purposes only; the daemon  does  not
                   detach from the terminal or fork any children.
                   Do NOT use this mode to provide  ordinary  web

       -v          Print the version of httpd, and then exit.

       -?          Print  a  list  of the httpd options, and then

                          February 1997                         1

httpd(8)                                                 httpd(8)



                          February 1997                         2

Source: OpenBSD 2.6 man pages. Copyright: Portions are copyrighted by BERKELEY
SOFTWARE DESIGN, INC., The Regents of the University of California, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, Free Software Foundation, FreeBSD Inc., and others.

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