We have used Apache HTTP Server on Fedora Linux version 20. In order to Set up Web server, make sure you have the httpd is installed.
Check for installed httpd Web Server
rpm –q httpd
If server is not installed it can be installed using yum. In terminal change to root user and use the following command
yum install httpd
Set up Web Server – Configuring httpd
The main configuration file for Apache httpd Web server is
The configurations in this file are sufficient enough to support a basic Set up Web Server. The root of Web server is
You can change root of your web server by changing
to your desired location
Check your configuration file after changes for error
service httpd configtest
The log file for httpd Web Server is
Starting the httpd Service
Next step to Set up Web Server is to enable your httpd server, change to root in terminal mode and type command
systemctl enable httpd.service
After enabling your Web Server will start at time of Booting of Server
To run the httpd service, type the following in terminal mode as root user
systemctl start httpd.service
To Stop your web server, type the following in terminal mode as root user
systemctl stop httpd.service
Apache Web Server also support virtual hosting that can be an ip address base or name based host. In order to Set Up Web Server Virtual host use <VirtualHost> section of configuration file.
The configuration options for Set up of Web Server, are many I have only listed a few. Leave a comment for any other configuration option.