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getting apache error when restarting the service (98)Address already in use:

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The only way I seem to be able to correct this is by restarting the server.
I can restart Apache only right after the restart of the server. But it seems to happen after a little bit of time..
I am so confused as to who it is doing this...

Thank you for your help.
-J
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by:khaledf
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can you please paste the complete error message?
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by:jbrashear72
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That was the complete error I got when I did httpd restart
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by:khaledf
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can you restart apache again and make sure if there is any missing part of the error message
what changes have you made recently to apache httpd.conf?
can you provide the follwoing info.?
operating system, version.
number of domains hosted. ie: 1 or more
is your website popular? heavy traffic?
hope this will be sufficient to anser
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by:khaledf
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and version of your apache server.
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by:khaledf
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if you can't see the complete error message then check it in the error log. it should be there.
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I can't see the error in the logs...
Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS)
User/Group       apache(48)/48
Max Requests       Per Child: 4000 - Keep Alive: off - Max Per Connection: 100
Timeouts       Connection: 120 - Keep-Alive: 15
Virtual Server       Yes

Multiple vhosts.

System       Linux server.XXXXXXXX.com 2.6.18-53.1.21.el5 #1 SMP Tue May 20 09:35:07 EDT 2008 x86_64
Build Date       Sep 20 2007 10:05:56

'./configure' '--build=x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu' '--host=x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu' '--target=x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu' '--program-prefix=' '--prefix=/usr' '--exec-prefix=/usr' '--bindir=/usr/bin' '--sbindir=/usr/sbin' '--sysconfdir=/etc' '--datadir=/usr/share' '--includedir=/usr/include' '--libdir=/usr/lib64' '--libexecdir=/usr/libexec' '--localstatedir=/var' '--sharedstatedir=/usr/com' '--mandir=/usr/share/man' '--infodir=/usr/share/info' '--cache-file=../config.cache' '--with-libdir=lib64' '--with-config-file-path=/etc' '--with-config-file-scan-dir=/etc/php.d' '--disable-debug' '--with-pic' '--disable-rpath' '--without-pear' '--with-bz2' '--with-curl' '--with-exec-dir=/usr/bin' '--with-freetype-dir=/usr' '--with-png-dir=/usr' '--enable-gd-native-ttf' '--without-gdbm' '--with-gettext' '--with-gmp' '--with-iconv' '--with-jpeg-dir=/usr' '--with-openssl' '--with-png' '--with-pspell' '--with-expat-dir=/usr' '--with-pcre-regex=/usr' '--with-zlib' '--with-layout=GNU' '--enable-exif' '--enable-ftp' '--enable-magic-quotes' '--enable-sockets' '--enable-sysvsem' '--enable-sysvshm' '--enable-sysvmsg' '--enable-track-vars' '--enable-trans-sid' '--enable-yp' '--enable-wddx' '--with-kerberos' '--enable-ucd-snmp-hack' '--with-unixODBC=shared,/usr' '--enable-memory-limit' '--enable-shmop' '--enable-calendar' '--enable-dbx' '--enable-dio' '--with-mime-magic=/etc/httpd/conf/magic' '--without-sqlite' '--with-libxml-dir=/usr' '--with-xml' '--with-apxs2=/usr/sbin/apxs' '--without-mysql' '--without-gd' '--without-odbc' '--disable-dom' '--disable-dba' '--without-unixODBC' '--disable-pdo' '--disable-xmlreader' '--disable-xmlwriter'


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execute this command to see the error log
cat /var/log/httpd/error_log
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by:jbrashear72
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Its full of crap like this:
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:20 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:20 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:20 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:21 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:21 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:21 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:22 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sqlweb
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:22 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:22 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/tools
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:23 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/admin
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:23 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/phpmyadmin2
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:23 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/phpMyAdmin2
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:24 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/PHPmyadmin
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:24 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/pma
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:24 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/PMA
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:24 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:25 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:25 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:25 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:26 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sqlmanager
[Wed Oct 01 21:15:26 2008] [error] [client 87.9.222.112] File does not exist: /var/www/html/sql
[Thu Oct 02 23:01:37 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:01:52 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:01:55 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:02:27 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:02:58 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:03:00 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:03:21 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:03:37 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Thu Oct 02 23:03:37 2008] [error] [client 221.192.199.36] script '/var/www/html/azenv.php' not found or unable to stat
[Fri Oct 03 10:03:12 2008] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Fri Oct 03 11:18:46 2008] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Fri Oct 03 11:18:46 2008] [notice] Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ...
[Fri Oct 03 11:18:46 2008] [notice] Digest: done
[Fri Oct 03 11:18:47 2008] [notice] mod_python: Creating 4 session mutexes based on 256 max processes and 0 max threads.
[Fri Oct 03 11:18:47 2008] [notice] Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) configured -- resuming normal operations
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:07 2008] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:08 2008] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:08 2008] [notice] Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ...
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:08 2008] [notice] Digest: done
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:08 2008] [notice] mod_python: Creating 4 session mutexes based on 256 max processes and 0 max threads.
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:09 2008] [notice] Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) configured -- resuming normal operations
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:11 2008] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:11 2008] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:11 2008] [notice] Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ...
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:11 2008] [notice] Digest: done
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:11 2008] [notice] mod_python: Creating 4 session mutexes based on 256 max processes and 0 max threads.
[Fri Oct 03 14:52:11 2008] [notice] Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) configured -- resuming normal operations
[Fri Oct 03 14:54:06 2008] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Fri Oct 03 14:54:06 2008] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Fri Oct 03 14:54:07 2008] [notice] Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ...
[Fri Oct 03 14:54:07 2008] [notice] Digest: done
[Fri Oct 03 14:54:07 2008] [notice] mod_python: Creating 4 session mutexes based on 256 max processes and 0 max threads.
[Fri Oct 03 14:54:07 2008] [notice] Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) configured -- resuming normal operations
[Fri Oct 03 15:19:54 2008] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Fri Oct 03 15:19:54 2008] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Fri Oct 03 15:19:54 2008] [notice] Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ...
[Fri Oct 03 15:19:54 2008] [notice] Digest: done
[Fri Oct 03 15:19:54 2008] [notice] mod_python: Creating 4 session mutexes based on 256 max processes and 0 max threads.
[Fri Oct 03 15:19:54 2008] [notice] Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) configured -- resuming normal operations
[Fri Oct 03 15:26:42 2008] [notice] caught SIGTERM, shutting down
[Fri Oct 03 15:26:42 2008] [notice] suEXEC mechanism enabled (wrapper: /usr/sbin/suexec)
[Fri Oct 03 15:26:42 2008] [notice] Digest: generating secret for digest authentication ...
[Fri Oct 03 15:26:42 2008] [notice] Digest: done
[Fri Oct 03 15:26:42 2008] [notice] mod_python: Creating 4 session mutexes based on 256 max processes and 0 max threads.
[Fri Oct 03 15:26:43 2008] [notice] Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) configured -- resuming normal operations
[root@server log]#      


But as you can see from the 1st to now it doesnt show that error.. But I got it today.

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by:jbrashear72
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right now since the reboot I can restart the service...
But later tonight or tomorrow I will not be able to. I will get that message.
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by:jbrashear72
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But this is the exact error that prints to screen:

 (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80 no listening sockets available, shutting down
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by:jbrashear72
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apt-cache policy httpd
httpd:
  Installed: 2.2.3-11.el5_1.centos.3
  Candidate: 2.2.3-11.el5_1.centos.3
  Version Table:
 *** 2.2.3-11.el5_1.centos.3 0
        100 RPM Database


netstat -lnp | grep :::80
tcp        0      0 :::80                       :::*                        LISTEN      22411/httpd  
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by:khaledf
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I see, this indicates that apache is not shutting down completely before starting again

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when you try to restart apache next time and get the same error
try to execute the command

netstat -lnp | grep '0.0.0.0:80'

and then kill that process id
example:
kill -9 22411
try to restart apache and see if it restarts successfully

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by:jbrashear72
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OK I will try that later tonight or in the morning to give it time to fail..
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by:jbrashear72
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That helped to locate the issue.
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