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Re: apache2: Could not open configuration file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Permission denied




	Hi.

On Tue, Oct 16, 2018 at 07:31:17AM +0200, steve wrote:
> Hi there,
> 
> Purged and then reinstalled apache2 and when I want to start apache2,
> here's what I get:
> 
> # systemctl status apache2.service
> ● apache2.service - The Apache HTTP Server
>   Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/apache2.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
>   Active: failed (Result: exit-code) since Tue 2018-10-16 07:22:02 CEST; 13s ago
>  Process: 32122 ExecStart=/usr/sbin/apachectl start (code=exited, status=1/FAILURE)
> 
> oct 16 07:22:01 box systemd[1]: Starting The Apache HTTP Server...
> oct 16 07:22:01 box apachectl[32122]: apache2: Could not open configuration file /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Permission denied
> oct 16 07:22:02 box apachectl[32122]: Action 'start' failed.
> oct 16 07:22:02 box apachectl[32122]: The Apache error log may have more information.

So, does the 'Apache error log' have anything useful?

> ls -l /etc/apache2/apache2.conf
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 7224 jun  2 10:01 /etc/apache2/apache2.conf

First things first, it's 'ls -lZ /etc/apache2/apache2.conf'.
Next thing to check is 'ls -ald / /etc /etc/apache2'.
And, finally, /var/log/audit/audit.log if you have auditd installed
(hint - install it if you don't).

Reco