A2ENMODSection: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 12 October 2006
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NAMEa2enmod, a2dismod - enable or disable an apache2 module
SYNOPSISa2enmod [ [-q|--quiet] module]
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the a2enmod and a2dismod commands.
a2enmod is a script that enables the specified module within the apache2 configuration. It does this by creating symlinks within /etc/apache2/mods-enabled. Likewise, a2dismod disables a module by removing those symlinks. It is not an error to enable a module which is already enabled, or to disable one which is already disabled.
Note that many modules have, in addition to a .load file, an associated .conf file. Enabling the module puts the configuration directives in the .conf file as directives into the main server context of apache2.
- -q, --quiet
- Don't show informative messages.
- -m, --maintmode
- Enables the maintainer mode, that is the program invocation is effectuated automatically by a maintainer script. This switch should not be used by end users.
- -p, --purge
- When disabling a module, purge all traces of the module in the internal state data base.
EXIT STATUSa2enmod and a2dismod exit with status 0 if all modules are processed successfully, 1 if errors occur, 2 if an invalid option was used.
- Directory with files giving information on available modules.
- Directory with links to the files in mods-available for enabled modules.
SEE ALSOapache2ctl(8), a2enconf(8), a2disconf(8).
AUTHORThis manual page was written by Daniel Stone <email@example.com> for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution, as it is a Debian-specific script with the package.
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