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Hope you can help me, up until last night all sites on my server were displaying fine but now whenever you visit any of them you get the default - "Welcome to Your New Home in Cyberspace!" page - all the domains are setup right, have been working and were working until last night and i haven't edited any of the apache files so i really can't see why they have broken, i am using Debian and all the sites have been activated

Really hope someone can help me David


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Could you provide some more information ? What do the apache access and error logs say ? How about the servers uptime ? – Dominik Feb 26 '10 at 17:23
That's an odd default landing page for Apache. Do you have access to the apache conf file? Are you looking for responses only from people named David ;)? – Patrick R Feb 26 '10 at 18:27
the server is up and running, all the files are on the server, it is like someone has told the server to look in another folder for the websites - i stored the sites in /home/username/ and that works fine up until now, that doesn't see to matter anymore, but i have found out if i upload files into /var/www they show up - what is going on ? – David Feb 26 '10 at 19:01
make sure the domain is pointing to your server ip – Prix Aug 25 '10 at 4:20
What else happened when it stopped working? Did you restart a service, en ble a new site, reboot the machine, ...? – Joris Aug 25 '10 at 4:40

We would need some more information:

  • the apache config files
  • the apache logfiles

Do you have UserDir directive in your apache configuration file ? If yes, make sure it's not disabled or comment out and 2nd UserDir is pointed to your web directories.

For example: UserDir enabled UserDir /home/*/

rm /etc/apache2/sites-enabled/default
/etc/init.d/apache2 restart

check /etc/apache2/ports.conf, make sure NameVirtualHost *:80 is still there and isn't commented out.

Are your site configs still in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled? did you put them somewhere else? did the line that includes /etc/apache2/conf.d/*.conf disappear from /etc/apache2/apache2.conf?


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