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Httpd Server won't start Red hat 6.3

Hi all,

When attempting to run the command
service httpd status it tells me httpd is stopped. I then attempt to start httpd I get a return of FAILED with the following message;

Starting httpd: [Mon Mar 25 10:32:44 2013] [warn] _default_ VirtualHost overlap on port 443, the first has precedence
I have also run httpd -e DEBUG and I get the out put (http-error.txt,attached).
I have also obtained the logs in /etc/httpd/logs/error_log. This is also attached.

I have also performed reboots on the server and still having this issue. I have checked the chkconfig file and httpd is set to start on boot up.

Can anyone tell me how and why httpd is having issues starting? Thanks for your time.
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8/22/2022 - Mon

within the /etc/httpd/logs location I notice there are the following files;

access_log             mod_jk.shm.2246  mod_jk.shm.9071
error_log              mod_jk.shm.2276  mod_jk.shm.9090
jboss_access_log       mod_jk.shm.4855  mod_jk.shm.9127
jboss_error_log        mod_jk.shm.4871  mod_jk.shm.9570
mod_jk.log             mod_jk.shm.4886  mod_jk.shm.9613
mod_jk.shm.10042       mod_jk.shm.5732  mod_jk.shm.9613.lock
mod_jk.shm.10042.lock  mod_jk.shm.5748  mod_jk.shm.9943
mod_jk.shm.1483        mod_jk.shm.5763  mod_jk.shm.9943.lock
mod_jk.shm.1483.lock   mod_jk.shm.5971  mod_jk.shm.9959
mod_jk.shm.1487        mod_jk.shm.5987  mod_jk.shm.9959.lock
mod_jk.shm.1776        mod_jk.shm.6002  mod_jk.shm.9974
mod_jk.shm.1995        mod_jk.shm.8412  mod_jk.shm.9974.lock
mod_jk.shm.2101        mod_jk.shm.8426  nssp_request_log
mod_jk.shm.2101.lock   mod_jk.shm.8449  ssl_access_log
mod_jk.shm.2103        mod_jk.shm.8470  ssl_error_log
mod_jk.shm.2103.lock   mod_jk.shm.8494  ssl_request_log
mod_jk.shm.2131        mod_jk.shm.8549

Do these .lock files point to any issues?

Check your certificate, make sure the format is correct.

After that, verify it -

openssl x509 -noout -text -in Domain.local.crt

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The following output was obtained using the command listed above in your post

140637925926728:error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or directory:bss_file.c:355:fopen('domain.local.crt','r')
140637925926728:error:20074002:BIO routines:FILE_CTRL:system lib:bss_file.c:357:
unable to load certificate
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There is a problem with your cert. If this is self-signed I recommend generating a new one, take a look of  the guide and let us know the outcome.


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Thanks for the reply. In regards to the ssl.conf there is only one entry within this conf file

Listen 443.

I can't find any other entries pertianing to 443.  There should be only one SSL site on the system.

You may have one in httpd.conf
or within the conf.d

run httpd -t -D DUMP_VHOSTS

See what is being returned there.
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