How to restart an Apache 2 server or service in Linux?

Published July 3, 2021

To restart an apache 2 server or service, we can use the systemctl command-line utility followed by the restart apache2.service command in Linux.

# Restarts Apache 2 service
sudo systemctl restart apache2.service

What is systemctl?

  • The systemctl is a command-line utility that is used to control and manage the systemd services.
  • It is widely used with web server services like Apache, Nginx, etc.

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