Failure To Start Httpd After Today Update

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I ran today update of my CentOS 6.9 running on Dell T105 (AMD OPTERON) and httpd failed to start. Any idea what could cause that? I never had a problem after CentOS 6.x update. Web server runs since March 2017. I do updates usually once in a week.

Thank you

Mikhail Utin

3 thoughts on - Failure To Start Httpd After Today Update

  • A bit more information could be useful – versions/errors

    I don’t believe that there has been an update to httpd for C6 since late october, with updates for a number of other things being released since then too (some of which, if installed, would have required a reboot). Knowing the httpd version you have installed would be a useful bit of detail.

    What does your logging show? If it appears that only httpd isn’t starting, I would check the httpd error log first. If that doesn’t show enough then try the /var/log/messages .

  • Thank you for willing to help. It was a coincidence. Just a few hours between update (including microcode) and server disabled.

    The real reason was expired default certificate. I once used httpd. The cert has been installed by mod_nss a few years ago. I somehow late at night yesterday missed “error” log to check while checked others. So, Apache was blocked to start until nss.conf is in place (or mod_nss). I finally removed mod_nss together with mod_resolver as dependence.

    There is old post on 8181 error but now mod_resolver is to be removed first.

    Thank you very much

    Mikhail Utin