Gives a list of command and their meanings.
Display the webservers status. It checks whether the main
daemon is running and if the process group is still active.
It also displays the pid of the main process and the
command that was used to start the webserver.
Shutdown the webserver. It will only stop the main daemon:
that daemon will shut down its child processes before exiting.
Forcefully kills the webserver and all child processes.
This should only be used if a normal
command isnt working or doesnt respond fast enough.
Shuts the webserver down, waits until it is completely dead
and then restarts it using the command line arguments that
were used last time it was started. If the daemon was not
running, it will print a warning and start it anyway.
This makes the webserver reload its global configuration files
(httpd.conf, mime.types and compress.methods).
Note that this will not redo the complete configuration; in
particular this will not create or terminate any new sockets
that have been added to or removed from the
- nor will it change the owner (uid/gid) of running
processes. In general it is better to use
to ensure that the complete new configuration has been
|Quits the control program. You may also press CTRL-D (or any other key that means end of input) to quit the program.|
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