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a2dissite

enable or disable an apache2 site / virtual host


see also : apache2ctl

Synopsis

a2ensite [site]

a2dissite [site]


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a2dissite default

Disables the default site.


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a2dissite vhost && a2ensite vhost && service apache2 reload
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a2enmod vhost_alias
a2dissite default
a2ensite jenkins
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a2enmod xsendfile
a2dissite default
a2dissite 000-default
service apache2 reload
chown -R lamp.lamp /var/www
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if ! type a2dissite &> /dev/null; then
echo "post-domain-disable/apache2: 'a2dissite' was not found or does not exist" >&2
elif ! a2dissite "$OZ_DOMAIN_NAME" > /dev/null; then
echo "post-domain-disable/apache2: failed to disable domain '$OZ_DOMAIN_NAME'" >&2
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a2dismod shib2
a2dissite default-shib
remove_templates "apache" "colony_mod_shib2"
apt-get -y remove libapache2-mod-shib2
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if ! type a2dissite &> /dev/null; then
echo "post-domain-delete/apache2: 'a2dissite' was not found or does not exist" >&2
elif ! a2dissite "$OZ_DOMAIN_NAME" > /dev/null; then
echo "post-domain-delete/apache2: failed to disable domain '$OZ_DOMAIN_NAME'" >&2
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sudo a2dissite default && sudo a2ensite ss &&sudo service apache2 reload
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sudo a2dissite ss && sudo a2ensite default && sudo service apache2 reload
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a2enmod vhost_alias
a2enmod rewrite
a2enmod xsendfile
a2dissite default
a2dissite 000-default
service apache2 reload
chown -R lamp.lamp /var/www

description

This manual page documents briefly the a2ensite and a2dissite commands.

a2ensite is a script that enables the specified site (which contains a <VirtualHost> block) within the apache2 configuration. It does this by creating symlinks within /etc/apache2/sites-enabled. Likewise, a2dissite disables a site by removing those symlinks. It is not an error to enable a site which is already enabled, or to disable one which is already disabled.

The default site is handled specially: The resulting symlink will be called 000-default in order to be loaded first.

files

/etc/apache2/sites-available

Directory with files giving information on available sites.

/etc/apache2/sites-enabled

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


see also

apache2ctl .


author

This manual page was written by Stefan Fritsch <sf[:at:]debian[:dot:]org> (based on the a2enmod manual page by Daniel Stone <daniel[:at:]sfarc[:dot:]net>) for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution.

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