[CentOS] apache

Greg Bailey gbailey at lxpro.com
Tue Aug 26 14:47:46 UTC 2008


Jim Perrin wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 6:01 AM, Mad Unix <madunix at gmail.com> wrote:
>   
>> i did the following, created a startup script
>> [pons at king script]$ cat start_apache.sh
>> #!/bin/bash
>> ORACLE_BASE=/u01/oracle
>> ORACLE_HOME=/u01/oracle/10g
>> ORACLE_SID=king
>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$ORACLE_HOME/lib
>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH_32=$ORACLE_HOME/lib32
>> PATH=$PATH:$ORACLE_HOME/bin
>> NLS_LANG=AMERICAN_AMERICA.AR8MSWIN1256; export NLS_LANG
>> NLS_DATE_FORMAT=dd-mm-yyyy ; export NLS_DATE_FORMAT
>> export ORACLE_BASE ORACLE_HOME ORACLE_SID LD_LIBRARY_PATH LD_LIBRARY_PATH_32
>> PATH
>> /usr/sbin/apachectl start
>>
>> and call it from the rc.local...
>>     
>
> Which completely circumvents the usual process for starting up apache,
> and will be wiped away with a simple 'service httpd restart' or even
> better (the weekly logrotate), and require you to reboot the machine
> or call your script again.  That might not be the *best* solution.
>
> Ian's previous post about setting variables in /etc/sysconfig/httpd is
> correct. Define the vars in /etc/sysconfig/httpd, and make sure you
> export them there.
>
> This is the intended use and the 'redhat' method.
>   

Also, depending on whether or not you're invoking CGI scripts, etc., you 
may need the following directive in your httpd.conf:

PassEnv LD_LIBRARY_PATH

with one or more of the environment variables you set in the 
/etc/sysconfig/httpd file mentioned above.

-Greg




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