How to downgrade from apache 2 back to apache 1.3


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How to downgrade from apache 2 back to apache 1.3Last Modified: Nov 9, 2011, 12:39 am
If you need to go back to apache 1.3 after installing apache 2, you'll need to do the following:

1) Restore the old httpd.conf file:

cp -f /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf.1.3.backup /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf


2) Get DirectAdmin to use the old httpd.conf files for the users.  Edit the /usr/local/directadmin/conf/directadmin.conf file and change apache_ver=2.0 to apache_ver=1.3.   Also, if you were using custombuild, and are going back to customapache, the apache_conf value needs to be reset to:

apacheconf=/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

Then type

echo "action=rewrite&value=ips" >> /usr/local/directadmin/data/task.queue
echo "action=rewrite&value=httpd" >> /usr/local/directadmin/data/task.queue
echo "action=directadmin&value=restart" >> /usr/local/directadmin/data/task.queue


3) Now you can recompile apache 1.3

rm -f /usr/lib/apache/*
cd /usr/local/directadmin/customapache
./build clean
./build all


4) Fix the modules link:

cd /etc/httpd
rm -f modules
ln -s /usr/lib/apache modules


5) Restore the old boot script:
FreeBSD:

cp -f /usr/local/directadmin/customapache/httpd_freebsd /usr/local/etc/rc.d/httpd
chmod 755 /usr/local/etc/rc.d/httpd
/usr/local/etc/rc.d/httpd restart


RedHat:

cp -f /usr/local/directadmin/customapache/httpd /etc/init.d/httpd
chmod 755 /etc/init.d/httpd
/etc/init.d/httpd restart

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