A2ENCONFSection: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: 14 February 2012
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NAMEa2enconf, a2disconf - enable or disable an apache2 configuration file
SYNOPSISa2enconf [ [-q|--quiet] configuration]
DESCRIPTIONThis manual page documents briefly the a2enconf and a2disconf commands.
a2enconf is a script that enables the specified configuration file within the apache2 configuration. It does this by creating symlinks within /etc/apache2/conf-enabled. Likewise, a2disconf disables a specific configuration part by removing those symlinks. It is not an error to enable a configuration which is already enabled, or to disable one which is already disabled.
Note that many configuration file may have a dependency to specific modules. Unlike module dependencies, these are not resolved automatically. Configuration fragments stored in the conf-available directory are considered non-essential or being installed and manged by reverse dependencies (e.g. web scripts).
- -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 STATUSa2enconf and a2disconf exit with status 0 if all configurations are processed successfully, 1 if errors occur, 2 if an invalid option was used.
- Directory with files giving information on available configuration files.
- Directory with links to the files in conf-available for enabled configuration files.
SEE ALSOapache2ctl(8), a2enmod(8), a2dismod(8).
AUTHORThis manual page was written by Arno Toell <email@example.com> for the Debian GNU/Linux distribution, as it is a Debian-specific script with the package.
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