Manual Reference Pages  - A2ENSITE (8)

NAME

a2ensite, a2dissite - enable or disable an apache2 site / virtual host

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Examples
Files
Author

SYNOPSIS

a2ensite [site]

a2dissite [site]

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.

EXAMPLES

a2dissite default

Disables the default site.

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(8).

AUTHOR

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


A2ENSITE (8) 8 June 2007
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