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a2enmod

enable or disable an apache2 module


see also : apache2ctl

Synopsis

a2enmod [module]

a2dismod [module]


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a2enmod imagemap
a2dismod mime_magic

Enables the mod_imagemap module, and disables the mod_mime_magic module.


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$ a2enmod proxy proxy_http
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sudo a2enmod headers rewrite deflate
sudo /etc/init.d/apache2 restart

description

This manual page documents briefly the a2enmod and a2dismod commands.

a2enmod is a script that enables the specified module within the apache2 configuration. It does this by creating symlinks within /etc/apache2/mods-enabled. Likewise, a2dismod disables a module by removing those symlinks. It is not an error to enable a module which is already enabled, or to disable one which is already disabled.

Note that many modules have, in addition to a .load file, an associated .conf file. Enabling the module puts the configuration directives in the .conf file as directives into the main server context of apache2

files

/etc/apache2/mods-available

Directory with files giving information on available modules.

/etc/apache2/mods-enabled

Directory with links to the files in mods-available for enabled modules.


see also

apache2ctl .


author

This manual page was written by Daniel Stone <daniel[:at:]sfarc[:dot:]net> for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution, as it is a Debian-specific script with the package.

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